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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 list will help you know exactly how much Vitamin K you're eating. Just $4.95 for the eBook (PDF) or $12.95 for the paperback. Get your copy now!
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I've been told a snack of few plain almonds a day is good for me. I'm a 58 year old female diabetic with heart stents & a defibrillator taking Coumadin. In the past I've had a handful a day. Are Vitamin K levels low or high in almonds?
You're right that almonds make a great snack. There's good evidence that they can help change your cholesterol profile by improving the good cholesterol (HDL) and also having a positive effect on the LDL (bad) cholesterol. Even though they are high in fat, the fats are the ones that are better to be eating.
Interestingly, having a handful as a snack has not been shown to cause weight gain when compared to eating other snacks like chips, crackers or muffins.
There is essentially no Vitamin K in almonds.
Thanks for writing,
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP, CCMS
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