Medical / Nutrition / August 2, 2015

Hello, my name’s Lara Pizzorno. I’m the author of “Your Bones,” and I’m here to share information with you that I hope will help you to have healthier bones. In this video, I would like to talk with you about the different types of vitamin K2 and why you most likely are going to want to be taking a supplement that provides you with the MK7 form of K2 rather than the MK4 version. In our last video, we talked about food sources of vitamin K2, namely that there’s only one food, a Japanese fermented soybean product called natto, that contains vitamin K2 in amounts great enough to make a real difference to your bones. So to get the vitamin K2 that we need for optimal bone health, we really need to take a supplement. In this video, I want…

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Medical / Nutrition / August 1, 2015

  Hello, my name is Lara Pizzorno. I’m the author of Your Bones, and I’m here to share with you some information that I hope will help you to have healthier bones. In these series of videos, we have been talking about vitamin K both vitamins K1, vitamin K2 and the different forms of vitamin K2. And in this video, I would like to share with you information about the best dietary sources of long-chain menaquinone such as the MK7 version of vitamin K2. While you get a tiny bit of K2, the long-chain menaquinones from certain cheeses such as: English cheese English Blue cheese Swiss Emmental Norwegian Drawsburg cheeses These cheeses contain somewhere between 0.2 and 0.65, so less than one microgram per gram of cheese. There are 28 grams in an ounce, so this translates to 5.6 to…

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Health / Nutrition / July 30, 2015

I’m sorry to burst your bubble… but if you are taking fish oil…you’re probably wasting your money. Now, I’m not saying that fish oil itself isn’t beneficial, because it is. Omega 3 fatty acids are crucial for combating many diseases and health conditions – that’s been proven. What I’m trying to say is that many of the most popular fish oils on the market right now are not going to have ANY positive effect on your health. That’s right.  Zero benefit. You see, fish oil is BIGGGG business.   Whenever there is big competition with a commodity like fish oil has become, hundreds of brands compete on price.   And price wars leads to cutting corners to make an ever cheaper product.  Today the norm is fish oil capsules with low amounts of EPA and DHA, and oil that has already started…

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Medical / Nutrition / July 28, 2015

Hello, my name is Lara Pizzorno and I’m the author of Your Bones. I’m here to share with you some information that I hope would help you to have healthier bones. In this video clip, we are going to talk about the dietary sources for vitamin K2. Specifically, we’ll be talking about the dietary sources for the short chain menaquinone, MK4, which is a version of K2 that only remains active in your body for about six hours. The K2 story is a lot more complex than the vitamin K1 story, but I promise it’s not hard to understand. There’s just a lot more information than you find in relation to vitamin K1. And I will explain it fully, and I will repeat the key things you need to know many times. So in this video, we are going to…

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