Why is it that with all the calcium supplements and calcium rich foods,
osteoporosis and hip fracture rates have not changed?
It is because
taking a calcium supplement or adding calcium into your diet does not
guarantee it will end up in your bones. You also need vitamin K2 which
is responsible for channeling the calcium into your bones while keeping
it out of your arteries.
As an Anti-Aging Medicine physician, I am
continuously searching for anything that can be used to improve my patients'
present health, prevent future disease, and improve their quality of
life. In addition to a healthy diet, optimal exercise, and bio-identical
hormones, I also recommend and prescribe nutritional supplements to my
patients. The most exciting, and possibly the most important discovery in
supplements since Vitamin D3, may indeed be Vitamin K2. In fact, they
actually work together to keep your bones strong and arteries clear of
plaque. Up until recently, finding the proper form of Vitamin K2 was
difficult to say the least. Ideally, a typical patient needs about 300mcg
of Vitamin K2 per day, and should be in the most optimal form of K2 called
MK-7. Most supplements use the synthetic and cheaper form of Vitamin K2
called MK-4, and come in less optimal dosing of 50-100mcg per capsule. I
discovered Innerzyme Vitamin K2 MK-7 about two years ago and have been using
this product exclusively ever since. Not only is it the only brand of
Vitamin K2 that comes in a one capsule optimal dose of 300mcg, it is also of
the MK-7 variety and produced naturally from fermented soy (natto), the optimal
source. Along with the convenience of taking a single capsule daily, its
pricing is also very competitive. My patients, family, and myself have
been quite pleased with Innerzyme's newest product, Vitamin K2, along with the
company's entire line of supplements.
* For more information about Dr. Eli Hammer and The Hammer Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine, visit www.hammerinstitute.com
I am sensitive to soy (causes inflammation). Since Innerzyme Vitamin K-2, MK-7 is derived
from fermented soybeans, would I be able to take it?
Many people are sensitive to soy (unfermented) or soy based products and foods because they are processed for the most
part, genetically modified and create inflammation in the gut. However, Innerzyme Vitamin K2, MK-7 is derived from non-GMO fermented soybeans which
makes soy easier to digest and it helps create the good bacteria our
bodies rely on for overall digestion and wellness. The fermentation
process and the pure, non-GMO form Innerzyme uses makes a big difference on
digestive sensitivities and balancing the system flora. We have found
that people are successfully able to introduce Innerzyme's Vitamin K2
into their daily regimen without any issues. Fermenting actually takes the
allergy out of a lot of foods.
*As with any of our supplements, we do
recommend you check with a licensed physician prior to beginning any new
supplement regimen as they are familiar with your health profile and