Why isn't potassium the same as vitamin K?

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Vitamin K is known as Phylloquinone. It is a substance that promotes the clotting of the blood. Potassium, on the other hand, is a chemical element with the periodic symbol "K"- they're two different things.
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Is vitamin K potassium?

false, K is just the element symbol of potassium. http://www.webelements.com/potassium/

Is potassium a vitamin or mineral?

Potassium is found on the periodic table of the elements as "K". In its elemental pure form it can be called a mineral. Elemental potassium is explosive and highly reactive wi

Is there a listing of foods low in potassium and low in vitamin K?

RICH POTTASSIUM FOODS: coffee, instant coffee. tea, masala tea. jaggery, brown sugar. chocolate, chocolate drinks. cocoa and cocoa products. dried fruits and nuts. tender coco

Are iron potassium and iodine vitamins?

Iron, iodine and potassium are all elements. To lesser and greaterdegrees all are required in a healthy diet. They are part of alarge group of elemnts necessary for good healt
In Vitamins and Supplements

What vitamin is potassium in?

its not its a mineral just like iron and phosphorus as far as I'm concerned
In Periodic Table

Do all potassium K have the same atomic number?

Yes. The atomic number is the number of protons in an atom. Potassium always has 19 protons, and so its atomic number is 19. As soon as there is a change in the number of prot
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Is acesulfame k the same as vitamin K?

No, Acesulfame K is an artificial sweetener which offers none of the benefits of Vitamin K. The full name for it is "Acesulfame Potassium." The is used to K represents Potassi