Are black eyed peas safe for those on Coumadin (warfarin)?
My pastor is on Coumadin (warfarin).
Can he eat black eyed peas? Yes, it’s a staple in the Southeast diet. I found black beans and other common peas on your guide – but not the black eyed peas. THANKS!!
Q: Dr. Gourmet Says...
Having grown up in the south I am not sure what I would do without being able to eat blackeyes. The USDA refers to these as cowpeas and they are in the legume family (making them terrific for the heart). There's about 100 calories in a half cup of cooked blackeyes and best of all there's very little Vitamin K.
Tell your pastor to enjoy them. Here's a Dr. Gourmet recipe for a black eyed pea salad.
Thanks for writing,
Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.
Eat well, eat healthy, enjoy life!
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