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Unformatted text preview: protects lipids; found in vegetable oils, wheat germ, nuts, seeds, vegetables; deficiency causes erythrocyte hemolysis, anemia, weakness; toxic levels can interfere with blood clotting. 4. Vitamin K – can be synthesized by intestinal bacteria; found in green leafy and cabbage-type vegetables, liver; needed for blood clotting and bone proteins; deficiency is rare – hemorrhaging; toxicity may cause jaundice, red blood cell breakdown, interference with anticoagulant medications....
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- Fall '09
- Nutrition, fat soluble vitamins, blood clotting