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Coumadin BookThis indispensable book includes:

  • 6 weeks of complete meal plans, with shopping lists
  • 95+ delicious Coumadin safe recipes
  • Information about managing your diet on Coumadin
  • Ingredient and cooking tips throughout the book
  • Complete Nutrition Facts including Vitamin K content for each recipe

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How Much Vitamin K is in...?

Find out the exact amount of Vitamin K (in micrograms) of almost a thousand common foods! Listed both alphabetically and then in order of the amount of Vitamin K in the food, this downloadable list will help you know exactly how much Vitamin K you're eating. Just $4.95 for the eBook or $12.95 for the paperback book! Shop now!

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Does milk or dark chocolate interact with Coumadin (warfarin)?

In your experience have you found an issue with those that eat milk chocolate vs. dark chocolate and potential interactions with warfarin?

Dr. Gourmet Says...

Both milk chocolate and dark chocolate are low in Vitamin K. I have not seen any reports of chocolate having an effect on INR levels in those who take Coumadin® (warfarin).

There was a small study published a few years back showing that the antioxidants in dark chocolate might have an effect on platelet activity, inhibiting them from clotting. The effect was slight and the patients were not taking Coumadin.

Thanks for writing,

Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.
Dr. Gourmet

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