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Coumadin Book

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

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If I am on Coumadin (warfarin), can I eat eggs?

I take warfarin every day due to a left leg DVT. I follow my doctor's instructions: no green veggies, etc. Can I safely substitute eggs for Eggbeaters and how often can I eat this product?

Dr. Gourmet Says...

a plate of scrambled eggs

Eggs are not a problem for those who are taking Coumadin® (warfarin). They have no Vitamin K and should not interact with your medication. Likewise, the USDA database reports that there is essentially no Vitamin K in liquid egg substitute like Egg Beaters. Both of these should be safe.

Eggs are good for you and eating them a few times a week is OK.

Here's more information on eggs:

Thanks for writing,

Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
Dr. Gourmet

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