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  • 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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On Coumadin (warfarin) and don't know what to eat? You've found the right place. Dr. Gourmet's free, interactive diet planner, The Dr. Gourmet Diet Plan, will help you create weekly meal plans - complete with recipes and shopping lists - to make eating better and eating healthier easy for those on Coumadin.

Not just for Coumadin users, The Dr. Gourmet Diet Plan is also perfect for those with food allergies or health issues like GERD / acid reflux, lactose intolerance, gluten sensitivity, or those who need to be on a low-sodium diet. Find out more!

Vitamin K Levels in Common Foods:
Quick Guide

Fats, Oils & Dressings

a small dish of mayonnaise

The amounts listed in these tables are certainly more than would be recommended for a particular meal. The amount listed is a guide to an amount that you could eat in a particular day and get a consistent level of vitamin K.

Category Item Amount Vitamin K
  Butter 2/3 cup Low
  Stick Margarine 2/3 cup Medium
  Mayonnaise* 2/3 cup Medium
  Almond 2/3 cup Low
  Canola 2/3 cup High
  Corn 2/3 cup Low
  Olive 2/3 cup Low
  Peanut 2/3 cup Low
  Safflower 2/3 cup Low
  Sesame 2/3 cup Low
  Soybean 2/3 cup High
  Sunflower 2/3 cup Low
  Walnut 2/3 cup Low
  Homemade brown gravy 1/4 cup Low
  Homemade white sauce 1/4 cup Low

* Mayonnaise is labeled as medium because it is often made with canola or soybean oil. Mayonnaise made with other oils will be lower in Vitamin K.

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Try a Healthy Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Salad Dressing or Sauce Recipe!

Avocado-Lime Dressing
Blue Cheese Dressing
Citrus Vinaigrette
Meyer Lemon and Basil Dressing
Papaya Poppyseed Dressing | Low Sodium Version
Garlic Tartar Sauce
Holiday Gravy
Thai Peanut Sauce
Tomatillo Salsa
Tomato Sauce (from canned tomatoes)
Tomato Sauce (from fresh tomatoes)

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