- Apr 15, 2015
Research findings: All pork products analyzed contained measurable amounts of vitamin K2. The vitamin K2 content of processed pork products increased with their fat content. The total vitamin K2 content of sausage is three to five times higher than the minimum amount of vitamin K recommended in the diet.
- Pork sausage: 383 mcg - vitamin K2 content for 3.5 ounces (100 grams)
Menaquinone content of pork - Pork Checkoff
Measure the amounts of vitamin K2 (also known as menaquinones) in representative samples of fresh pork and processed pork products commonly consumed in the U.S. diet. b. Identify fresh pork cuts that contain the highest content of vitamin K2 to target those cuts that will provide the highest...