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Dihydrophylloquinone: One Research-Backed Side-Effect

Dihydrophylloquinone belongs to the vitamin K family.

Dihydrophylloquinone is only present in hydrogenated plant oils. Hydrogenation of plant oils appears to decrease the absorption and biological effect of vitamin K in the bone.

Higher dihydrophylloquinone intakes are associated with lower bone mineral density (BMD) in both men and women. It leads to a potential risk factor for bone fractures.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of dihydrophylloquinone that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

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Research-Backed Side-Effects Of Dihydrophylloquinone

These are some of the potential research-backed side-effects of dihydrophylloquinone.

1. Bone Health

Dihydrophylloquinone - Bone Health

About this claim

Poor bone health can cause a variety of conditions. It is crucial to keep your bones healthy, but some nutrients have shown through research that they can affect your bones negatively. One of the worst side-effects of harmful nutrients for bones is to make them more fragile. .

Research sources for this claim

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator


I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!