This indispensable book includes:
A primer on WHAT a Mediterranean-style diet is and WHY it's great for you
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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Note: This is a revised and updated version of Dr. Harlan's The Dr. Gourmet Diet for Coumadin Users. These are the same recipes with updated Nutrition Information, with the addition of information on a Mediterranean-style diet.
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 am on Coumadin and am trying to stay away from foods high in K. I looked on your list of foods and you have cucumbers as low. The list that my doctor gave to me has it as high. Also, you list V-8 juice as low. Doesn't that have lots of green vegetables in it?
One cup of cucumber slices with the peel has only 17 micrograms (mcg) of Vitamin K. This would be a low to medium amount.
The Vitamin K content of V8 Juice is not reported by Campbell's to the USDA for their database. The database does report generic "tomato and vegetable juice, low sodium" as having 13 mcg of Vitamin K.
Thanks for writing,
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
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