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Health benefits of vitamin K2 MK-7 in bones # Activation of osteocalcin in osteoblasts (bone cells). Osteocalcin takes calcium from the blood supply and binds it to the bone matrix. # Activation of protein S and periostin, two proteins that also play a role in bone matrix formation # Increased mineralization of bones # Lower risk of fractures # Lower risk of osteomalacia and osteoporosis Health benefits of vitamin K2 MK-7 in blood vessels # Activation of matrix Gla protein in the smooth muscle cells of arterial walls. Matrix Gla protein binds calcium and brings it back to blood. # Lower risk of stiffening of arterial walls and impairment of functionality and blood flow. # Lower risk of high blood pressure # Lower risk of thrombosis, heart attacks, lung embolism and strokes.