Are you getting enough vitamin K2? Unless you’re eating good quality butter, cheese, grass-fed meats or natto, you probably aren’t. In this reader question and answer session, Dr. Kate Rheame-Bleue, author of Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox, joins us today to discuss the benefits of vitamin K2, where to find it and why you need it.
Kate Rheume-Bleue is a licensed primary care naturopathic physician and the author ofVitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox: How a Little Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life. As an educator, Dr. Kate is a frequent media guest and Canadian expert in natural medicine.
And just a note: I had some measure of difficulty with the sound control on this video (and there’s not much I can do about it). So if you have trouble listening, make sure to download the full transcript.
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get the book and get your vitamin k2
vitamin k2 and the calcium paradox
- Pick up the book Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox: How a Little Known Vitamin Could Save Your Life.
- Download the transcript of this interview.
- Learn more about Dr. Kate here.
books and blogs for further study
- Pick up the book that spurred Dr. Kate’s interest in vitamin K2: Nutrition & Physical Degeneration by Weston Price, DDS.
- Take a look at Chris Masterjohn’s work, much of which has focused on activator X which we now believe to be vitamin K2.
where to buy vitamin k2 rich foods
- Pick up some high vitamin butter oil – a great source of K2.
- Purchase natto spores for making natto at home.
- You can learn how to make natto in Get Cultured! an online cooking class on fermented foods.
- Purchase cultures and starters for making vitamin K2-rich cheese at home.
- Get you some gouda!
- Load up on grass-fed ghee.
- And grass-fed butter like Kerrygold or Organic Valley, both of which are widely available in grocery stores nation-wide.
- Find a source of grass-fed raw milk and cream for your butter and cheese.
previous reader q & as
- Reader Questions on Proper Preparation of Whole Grains: When to Soak, When to Sour, When to Sprout and why grain-free diets aren’t for everyone.
- Reader Questions on Natural Bodycare: Because you shouldn’t put anything on your skin that you wouldn’t put in your mouth.
- Reader Questions on Bone Broth: Everything you need to know about preparing mineral-rich bone broths, broths and stocks.
next question and answer sessions
Our upcoming question and answer sessions will focus on kombucha – that ancient fermented tea and the relationship between dental health and traditional diets. So if you’ve got a question about kombucha, teeth, cavities, tooth remineralization or anything like that, please email it to email@example.com for inclusion.
Or if you have a suggestion for a future reader question and answer session, please email it firstname.lastname@example.org.