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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.

How Much Vitamin K is in...?

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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Vitamin K Levels in Common Foods:
Quick Guide


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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.

Category Item Amount Vitamin K
  Kidney 1/2 cup cooked Low
  Pinto 1/2 cup cooked Low
  Peas 2/3 cup cooked High
  Tofu 1/2 cup Low
  Dry roasted mixed nuts 4 ounces Low
  Dry roasted peanuts 4 ounces Low
  Raw peanuts 4 ounces Low
  Peanut butter 2/3 cup Low
  Raw pecans 4 ounces Low
  Raw pistachios 4 ounces Low

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Try a Healthy Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Recipe that Includes Legumes and Nuts!

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Green Beans in Walnut Vinaigrette
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Shrimp with Rice Noodles and Peanut Sauce
Tuna and White Bean Salad
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