Vitamin K Levels: Seafood
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.
|Sardines (canned in olive oil)||4 ounces||Low|
|Fresh tuna||4 ounces||Low|
|Tuna (canned in water)||4 ounces||Low|
Try a Healthy Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Seafood
Baked Cumin Trout with Squash and Pumpkin Seeds | Low Sodium Version
Blackened Redfish | Low Sodium Version
Ginger Peanut Whitefish
Grilled Halibut with Tangerines and Capers
Grilled Red Snapper with Garlic Tartar Sauce
Halibut with Lime-Cilantro Salsa
Halibut with Meyer Lemon and Basil Butter
Mexican Style Risotto with Whitefish
Mustard Glazed Salmon with Lentils
Mustard Seared Whitefish
See All Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Fish Recipes
Bay Scallops with Mushroom Bisque and Tomatoes
Blue Cheese Crab and Fusilli Pasta
Chili Spiced Shrimp and Black Beans
Citrus Garlic Shrimp | Low Sodium Version
Corn Bisque with Crabmeat
Crawfish Chowder | Low Sodium Version
Jambalaya Salad | Low Sodium Version
Kung Pao Shrimp | GERD / Acid Reflux-Friendly Version
See All Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Shellfish Recipes
you avoid cranberry
juice on Coumadin (warfarin)?
The good news is that we now have pretty good evidence that it's OK to drink cranberry juice. The feeling has been that somehow cranberry juice interacted with the cytochrome P450 system of enzymes. These enzymes are critical to helping the body clear itself of chemicals such as medications we take. More....
How many micrograms
of Vitamin K can I have in one day?
The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for Vitamin K is 85 micrograms (mcg) per day. Most physicians recommend trying to keep levels no higher than this as a consequence of the effect that higher doses can have on INR levels. More....
My husband has
diabetes and is on Coumadin (warfarin). How can I help him eat
The first step is for you and your husband to speak with your physician about the number of calories he should be eating each day. Many physicians have a dietitian available to their patients. Such referrals are especially helpful and if possible, you should go to the appointment with your husband. More....
Can I use these nutritional
supplements while on Coumadin?
You should absolutely avoid all supplements while taking warfarin. There is very little solid research done on supplements and you are putting yourself at very high risk by taking them along with your Coumadin®. There is with the other medications you are taking as well. More....