Vitamin K Levels: Snacks
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.
|Popcorn (air popped)||8 cups||Low|
|Popcorn (popped in oil*)||8 cups||Low|
|Potato chips||4 ounces||Low|
|Corn chips||4 ounces||Low|
|Salted pretzels||4 ounces||Low|
* Choose the oil carefully, as some oils are higher in Vitamin K. See the Fats, Oils and Dressings table.
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....
The recipes on the Dr. Gourmet website are individually labeled for their appropriateness for Coumadin (warfarin) users. These are some of the top-rated recipes that are safe for Coumadin users. View the Full List of Coumadin-Safe Recipes