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My husband is on Coumadin (warfarin), is diabetic, has hypertension,
gout and arthritis. His favorite food is sashimi (tuna and salmon); is
it okay for him to eat it?
Dr. Gourmet Says...
Both of these fishes would be fine for him to eat. Here are some links
to other questions about sushi:
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Is sushi high in cholesterol?
Is sushi OK with GERD / Acid Reflux?
Can sushi fit into a healthy eating plan?
Can spicy tuna rolls help lower cholesterol?
How much Vitamin K is in the seaweed used to wrap sushi?
Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.