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How Much Vitamin K is in....?

There's an easy way to find out about the nutrition content of any food. Just use the USDA National Nutrient Database.

By entering an ingredient and following the steps this website will report the complete nutritional values of any ingredient and many prepared foods. The Vitamin K content is the last listing at the bottom of the Vitamins section. If it is not there, the food or ingredient that you searched on doesn't contain enough Vitamin K to be reported.

What foods can I eat?

The lists of foods below will give you more information on the Vitamin K levels in various foods. Print them out and use them as a handy guide to what you can eat!

Brief : A short list of commonly-used foods with their relative Vitamin K levels (Low, Medium, High)
Medium : A much longer list of foods, with their relative Vitamin K levels (Low, Medium, High)
Extensive : The same longer list as the Medium document, but with exact levels of Vitamin K in mcgs.
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Coumadin (warfarin) Frequently Asked Questions



How much Vitamin K is in....

How much Vitamin K is in acai berries?
How much Vitamin K is in almonds?
How much Vitamin K is in almond milk?
How much Vitamin K is in apricots?
How much Vitamin K is in aronia juice or acerola juice?
How much Vitamin K is in avocados?
How much Vitamin K is in roasted or pickled beets?
How much Vitamin K is in blueberries?
Is there more Vitamin K in raw blueberries than cooked blueberries?
How much Vitamin K is in cherry tomatoes?
How much Vitamin K is in chicken liver?
How much Vitamin K is in edamame (soybeans)?
How much Vitamin K is in eggs?
How much Vitamin K is in flaxseed oil?
How much Vitamin K is in Fresca, Sprite, or other sodas?
How much Vitamin K is in green, red, yellow and orange peppers?
How much Vitamin K is in green pickled tomatoes?
How much Vitamin K is in iceberg lettuce?
How much Vitamin K is in jalapeno peppers?
How much Vitamin K is in kiwi fruit?
How much Vitamin K is in Mrs. Dash?
How much Vitamin K is in mung beans?
How much Vitamin K is in my salad?
How much Vitamin K is in nori, the seaweed used to wrap sushi?
How much Vitamin K is in green, red, yellow and orange peppers?
How much Vitamin K is in paprika, chili powder, salsa, cinnamon, and nutmeg?
How much Vitamin K is in pomegranates?
How much Vitamin K is in quinoa?
How much Vitamin K is in raspberries?
How much Vitamin K is in rhubarb?
How much Vitamin K is in Spring Mix salad mix?
How much Vitamin K is in stevia?
How much Vitamin K is in V8 Juice?
How much Vitamin K is in yellow and green zucchini?
How much Vitamin K is in zucchini?
Do I need to peel zucchini?
Why do lists of foods containing Vitamin K list foods cooked with salt and again without salt?
Thanks for your lists of foods containing Vitamin K!
What daily allowance of Vitamin K will not affect the Coumadin (warfarin) I take?
How can I calculate the amount of Vitamin K in foods?
Which is more important: the amount of Vitamin K in your diet or whether it is consistent?

Foods and Coumadin (warfarin)

Alcohol

Will non-alcoholic beer affect your Coumadin dose?
Does alcohol interact with Coumadin?

Coffee / Tea

Can I drink coffee while on Coumadin (warfarin), or should I switch to tea?
Should I avoid caffeinated coffee on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Is regular tea, iced or hot, contraindicated while taking Coumadin?

Garlic

Will eating garlic and ginger in a stir-fry affect my Coumadin (warfarin)?
Is it okay to cook with garlic while on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Does eating garlic counteract eating high amounts of Vitamin K?
Is it okay to cook with garlic while on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Will eating garlic affect my Coumadin (warfarin) or make me bleed?

Vinegar

Is it safe for me to take apple cider vinegar to help me lose weight while I am on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Will apple cider vinegar help my acid reflux while I am on Coumadin (warfarin)?
I've heard that apple cider will help you lose weight. Will apple cider interact with the warfarin I'm on?
Will apple cider vinegar help my acid reflux while I am on Coumadin (warfarin)?

Frozen / Convenience Foods

What does avoiding eating frozen foods have to do with being on Coumadin?
How much parsley is in pizza sauce?
Is Lean Cuisine Coumadin safe?

Fruits / Juices

Are juicers a good idea for those on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Can you eat green pickled tomatoes if you are on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Does grapefruit really interact with medications? (See also....)
Should you avoid cranberry juice on Coumadin (warfarin)? Updated information!
Is there a Vitamin K difference between hot-house and home-grown tomatoes?
Does papaya have a blood-thinning effect?

Other Food Questions

Is it ok to eat tuna and salmon sashimi when you are on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Where does all the sodium come from in your Hummus recipe for Coumadin patients?
Should Coumadin (warfarin) users avoid MSG?
Does chocolate interact with Coumadin (warfarin)?
Is my husband's Coumadin dosage stable because he eats a big salad every day?
Thanks for your lists of foods containing Vitamin K!
I am on Coumadin. Can I eat these foods from Starbuck's or these vegetarian items?
Are almonds a good snack for those on Coumadin?
I can't have broccoli or cauliflower because of its high Vitamin K levels - why is it in your recipes?
Does salt increase INR levels?
Can those on Coumadin (warfarin) eat eggs or Eggbeaters?
Can I cook with parsley while on Coumadin?
Are peanuts affecting my Coumadin?
Are there foods that interact with Coumadin even though they are low in Vitamin K?
Does freezing "kill" the Vitamin K in foods?
Can a person on Coumadin (warfarin) eat black eyed peas?
Can foods low in Vitamin K still affect my INR levels?
Why should people on Coumadin avoid your Eggs Benedict recipe?
Is there a list of Vitamin K in foods?
Does cooking or pickling reduce the amount of Vitamin K in cabbage?
Should I avoid lettuce while on Coumadin?
Does soy interrupt the effectiveness of Coumadin?
I'm on warfarin and my levels fluctuate heavily. Is it because I eat green apples?
Why do Vitamin K levels vary in the same foods?
Should I peel zucchini?

Specific Conditions, Weight, and Coumadin (warfarin)

Is HCG [human chorionic gonadotropin] safe for those on Coumadin (warfarin)?
How to eat for thyroid, cholesterol and Coumadin?
I need menus for my father who is diabetic and on Coumadin (warfarin).
Will apple cider vinegar help my acid reflux while I am on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Is it safe to take Acai Advance with Coumadin (warfarin)?
How can my husband lose the weight he's gained since starting Coumadin (warfarin)?
Can you still smoke while taking Coumadin (warfarin)?
How can I add diabetes to my Quality Calorie Diet profile?
What can you eat if you have gout and diabetes and are on Coumadin (warfarin)?
I have burning mouth syndrome. Will Vitamin B help?
If I'm on Coumadin, can I use Green Tea for weight loss?
How many micrograms of Vitamin K can I have in one day?
Are there supplements you can take to help reduce your dose of Coumadin®?
Can you wean down your dose of Coumadin®?
Does Coumadin cause fatigue?
How can I manage my Vitamin K intake on the Jenny Craig diet plan?
Does Coumadin (warfarin) cause weight gain?
Does Coumadin (warfarin) affect your metabolism and cause weight gain?
Is there a low-sodium diet plan for those on Coumadin?
Resources for renal/diabetic patients on Coumadin?
My husband has gout, GERD, and is on Coumadin. What can I cook for
Is this gum pain related to taking Coumadin?
I have heart disease and I'm on Coumadin. "Just tell me what to eat!"
I am a diabetic on Coumadin. Can you help me with diet?
My husband is a diabetic on Coumadin. How can I help him eat healthy?

Specific Medication Interactions

Does Coumadin interact with Neurontin?
Should I worry about interactions between Coumadin, Pepcid, and Protonix?
Does Extra-Strength Tylenol interfere with Coumadin?
Will taking Tylenol or Advil affect my INR levels?
What should my Coumadin-taking husband use for pain?
Is there an interaction between warfarin and Iodoral?

Supplements, Vitamins, and Herbal Preparations

Note: Dr. Harlan recommends that you avoid all supplements and herbal preparations while taking Coumadin (warfarin). Discuss any and all medications, vitamins, supplements or herbal preparations that you may be taking, or may be considering taking, with your own physician prior to taking them while you are on Coumadin (warfarin).

Is HCG [human chorionic gonadotropin] safe for those on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Can I use probiotics like Align if I am on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Can I take Resveratrol with Coumadin (warfarin)?
What is PGX, PolyGlycopleX, or Miracle Noodles and are they safe for me to take while on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Should Coumadin (warfarin) users avoid MSG?
Will apple cider vinegar help my acid reflux while I am on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Is it okay to cook with garlic while on Coumadin (warfarin)?
Is it safe to take Acai Advance with Coumadin (warfarin)?
Will drinking aloe vera juice interact with Coumadin (warfarin)?
Will Resveratrol interact with Coumadin (warfarin)?
How will these herbs affect my Coumadin and INR?
Do you have suggestions for eating healthy on Coumadin - for a busy lifestyle?
Are freeze dried acai berries and changa mushroom powder OK with Coumadin?
Can I substitute Resveratrol for my daily dose of Coumadin (warfarin)?
Can I take acai berry with Coumadin?
Is there a multivitamin without Vitamin K?
Can I take Dr. Sears ZONE - Metabolic Digestive Support with my Coumadin (warfarin)?
Are Aronia berries (chokeberries) safe with Coumadin?
Does eating garlic counteract eating high amounts of Vitamin K?
Can a Coumadin user have wheatgrass juice?
Should I avoid iron if I am on Coumadin?
Will Vitamin B have an effect on my INRs?
What effect does taking saw palmetto have on Coumadin levels?
If I'm on Coumadin, can I use Green Tea for weight loss?
What about Coumadin and Golgi or Noni juice?
Is Mona Vie (acai juice) safe with Coumadin?
Why can't I have grapefruit?
Can I take Chromium Picolinate while I'm taking Coumadin?
Do Goji Berries interact with Coumadin (warfarin)?
What about herbal teas and Coumadin?
Can I take Fenugreek with my other medications?
Can I use these nutritional supplements while on Coumadin?
How can my friend control her Vitamin K intake and increase her iron intake?
Are there supplements you can take to help reduce your dose of Coumadin®?
Does papaya have a blood-thinning effect?
I've heard that apple cider will help you lose weight. Will apple cider interact with the warfarin I'm on?

Menus and Recipes for Coumadin (warfarin) users

How to eat for thyroid, cholesterol and Coumadin?
Should Coumadin (warfarin) users avoid MSG?
I need menus for my father who is diabetic and on Coumadin (warfarin).
Can I substitute white onion for green onion to make a recipe Coumadin safe?
Which of your recipes can I make ahead and freeze for later use?
Can I substitute canned tomatoes for fresh on the Coumadin (warfarin) diet?
Is the Fat Flush Plan safe for Coumadin/warfarin users?
How can I make the Potato and Three Onion Gratin recipe safe for Coumadin users?
Could you post a recipe guide for people on Coumadin® (warfarin)?
Is there any cost involved in eatTHISdiet or the Dr. Gourmet website?
Can you suggest specific menus for those on warfarin?
Isn't there a specific diet my mother should be following to make sure that her Coumadin is working correctly?
My husband has gout, GERD, and is on Coumadin. What can I cook for him?
My husband is a diabetic on Coumadin. How can I help him eat healthy?

After Coumadin (warfarin)

How should I eat after a six month treatment with Coumadin (warfarin) is finished?