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I have just been put on Coumadin after having aortic valve replacement. I cannot find out if raspberries have a large amount of Vitamin K in them. Can you answer for me? Thank you.

Dr. Gourmet Says...

RaspberriesA cup of raspberries contains about 10 micrograms (mcg) of Vitamin K. That would be considered a low amount and safe for Coumadin® (warfarin). In fact, pretty much all fruits are going to be safe for you. You can check that using the lists on this page:

http://www.drgourmet.com/warfarin/index.shtml

Thanks for writing,

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