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EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA); Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to vitamin K2 and contribution to the normal function of the heart and blood vessels (ID 125, further assessment) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006

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  • Following A Request From The European Commission
  • Pursuant To Article 13 Of Regulation (Ec) No 1924/2006
  • The Panel On Dietetic Products
  • Nutrition And Allergies Was Asked To Provide A Scientific Opinion On A Health Claim Related To Vitam
  • The Food Constituent That Is The Subject Of The Claim
  • Vitamin K2
  • Is Sufficiently Characterised
  • The Claimed Effect
  • Contribution To The Normal Function Of The Heart And Blood Vessels
  • Is A Beneficial Physiological Effect
  • The Proposed Target Population Is The General Population
  • In Weighing The Evidence
  • The Panel Took Into Account The Absence Of Human Intervention Studies From Which Conclusions Could B
  • The Inconsistency Of The Results Reported In Two Cross-Sectional Studies Regarding Arterial Calcific
  • That The Results Of Two Prospective Cohort Studies Are In Conflict Regarding The Risk Of Coronary He
  • That High Intakes Of Vitamin K2 Were Associated With A Significantly Lower Degree Of Aortic Calcific
  • And That The Evidence Provided For A Proposed Mechanism Is Weak
  • On The Basis Of The Data Presented
  • The Panel Concludes That A Cause And Effect Relationship Has Not Been Established Between The Dietar

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EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA); Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to vitamin K2 and contribution to the normal function of the heart and blood vessels (ID 125, further assessment) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 - DTU Orbit (26/04/14) EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA); Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to vitamin K2 and contribution to the normal function of the heart and blood vessels (ID 125, further assessment) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006 - DTU Orbit (26/04/14) EFSA Publication. EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA); Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of a health claim related to vitamin K2 and contribution to the normal function of the heart and blood vessels (ID 125, further assessment) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. Parma, Italy: European Food Safety Authority, 2012. 18 p. (The EFSA Journal; No. 2714, Vol. 10(6)). Available from: 10.2903/j.efsa.2012.2714

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