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!
Here is a handy list of the amounts of Vitamin K in the indicated servings of common fruits. Vitamin K measurements are for the edible portion and if they are cooked, they are measured before cooking. Remember that consistency is key in your daily amount of Vitamin K so that your INR and your dosage of Coumadin (warfarin) can remain stable.
The current Recommended Daily Allowance of Vitamin K is 70-80 micrograms per day. Here's why the RDA should be your target.
|Apple, red (Red Delicious)||1 small (about 5.5 oz.)||4.1 mcg|
|Apple, green (Granny Smith)||1 small (about 5 oz.)||4.6 mcg|
|Applesauce||1/2 cup||0.6 mcg|
|Apricot||1 (about 1 1/2 oz.)||1.2 mcg|
|Avocado||1/2 cup, sliced (about 2.5 oz.)||15.3|
|Banana||1 medium (about 4 oz.)||0.6 mcg|
|Blueberries||1/2 cup berries||14.3 mcg|
|Cantaloupe||wedge, 1/8 of melon (about 2.5 oz.)||1.7 mcg|
|Cherries||15 (about 4 oz. unpitted)||2.6 mcg|
|Cranberry sauce (canned, jellied)||1/2 cup||0.0 mcg|
|Fruit cocktail, canned, in light syrup||1/2 cup||3.1 mcg|
|Grapefruit (Warning! Avoid grapefruit if you are taking Coumadin)||1/2||0.0 mcg|
|Red or green seedless grapes||12 grapes (about 2 oz.)||8.6 mcg|
|Kiwi fruit||1 medium||27.8 mcg|
|Lemon juice||juice of 1 average lemon||0.0 mcg|
|Orange||1 small (about 3" in diameter)||0.0 mcg|
|Peach||1 medium||3.9 mcg|
|Canned pears in light syrup||4 oz., drained||0.4 mcg|
|Fresh pear||1 medium pear (about 6 oz.)||6.7 mcg|
|Plums||1 medium||4.2 mcg|
|Dried prunes||1/2 cup||51.8|
|Canned pumpkin||1/2 cup||19.6 mcg|
|Raisins||1.5 oz.||1.5 mcg|
|Fresh strawberries||4 oz.||2.5 mcg|
|Watermelon||4 oz.||0.1 mcbg|
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