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Old 06-10-2011, 05:55 AM   #1
Grissim Connery
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Default Dietary vitamin K intake in relation to cancer incidence and mortality: results from

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20335553

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Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 May;91(5):1348-58. Epub 2010 Mar 24.
Dietary vitamin K intake in relation to cancer incidence and mortality: results from the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Heidelberg).
Nimptsch K, Rohrmann S, Kaaks R, Linseisen J.
SourceDivision of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany.


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BACKGROUND: Anticarcinogenic activities of vitamin K have been observed in animal and cell studies.

OBJECTIVE: On the basis of the growth inhibitory effects of vitamin K as observed in a variety of cancer cell lines, we hypothesized that dietary intake of phylloquinone (vitamin K(1)) and menaquinones (vitamin K(2)) may be associated with overall cancer incidence and mortality.

DESIGN: In the prospective EPIC-Heidelberg (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Heidelberg) cohort study, 24,340 participants aged 35-64 y and free of cancer at enrollment (1994-1998) were actively followed up for cancer incidence and mortality through 2008. Dietary vitamin K intake was estimated from food-frequency questionnaires completed at baseline by using HPLC-based food-composition data. Multivariate-adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% CIs were estimated by using Cox proportional hazards models.

RESULTS: During a median follow-up time of >10 y, 1755 incident cancer cases occurred, of which 458 were fatal. Dietary intake of menaquinones was nonsignificantly inversely associated with overall cancer incidence (HR for the highest compared with the lowest quartile: 0.86; 95% CI: 0.73, 1.01; P for trend = 0.08), and the association was stronger for cancer mortality (HR: 0.72; 95% CI: 0.53, 0.98; P for trend = 0.03). Cancer risk reduction with increasing intake of menaquinones was more pronounced in men than in women, mainly driven by significant inverse associations with prostate (P for trend = 0.03) and lung (P for trend = 0.002) cancer. We found no association with phylloquinone intake.

CONCLUSION: These findings suggest that dietary intake of menaquinones, which is highly determined by the consumption of cheese, is associated with a reduced risk of incident and fatal cancer.
basically, eat some old cheese
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Old 06-10-2011, 12:34 PM   #2
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How old? Are we talking 1-year cheddar or 2+ year parm?
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Old 06-12-2011, 02:51 PM   #3
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lol, you can read the reference section and get the paper from which they based their menaquinone contents. i tried to get it, but i didn't have access. If you look around, you can probably find a good listing of the content in individual foods
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Old 06-12-2011, 03:58 PM   #4
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http://www.westonaprice.org/abcs-of-...itamin-k2#fig4

Hard cheeses > soft cheeses, cheese with lots of fermentation > cheese with low fermentation. Stinkier the better, basically.

With the animal products, the more pastured/grassfed the better.
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Old 06-13-2011, 03:54 AM   #5
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I can't find a comprehensive list of the vitamin K content of foods but these papers both include a list of the vitamin K content of a small range of foods.

Vitamin K content of foods and dietary vitamin K intake in Japanese young women.

Dietary intake of vitamin K and risk of prostate cancer in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC-Heidelberg.
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