Copper is a trace element involved in a wide range of biological processes vital to sustain life. Yet – as with many other metal ions – it is toxic when present in excessive quantities, especially for those with copper-sensitive disorders such as Wilson’s disease.
Vitamin K is a poorly understood fat-soluble vitamin that is making its way out of the shadows and into the light, thanks to new compounds supported by great evidence. Today we look at this evidence - could Vitamin K be the missing link you're looking for in certain conditions?
In this FX Medicine podcast Professor Michael Holick is interviewed on the latest evidence in support of higher dosing of vitamin D and the most recently identified health implications for deficiency.