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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


The amounts listed in these tables are often more than would be recommended for a particular meal.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
  Chuck roast 4 ounces Low
  Ground beef 4 ounces Low
  Tenderloin 4 ounces Low
  Flank steak 4 ounces Low
  Top round 4 ounces Low
  Veal cutlet 4 ounces Low
  Bologna 4 slices Low
  Hot dogs 2 hot dogs Low
  Chicken breast 4 ounces Low
  Chicken thigh 4 ounces Low
  Chicken leg 4 ounces Low
  Turkey breast 4 ounces Low
  Pork chop 4 ounces Low
  Pork loin roast 4 ounces Low
  Bacon 15 slices Low
  Sausage patties 4 Low
  Sausage links 6 Low
  Salami 4 slices Low
  Sliced deli ham 4 slices Low

Try a Healthy Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Beef, Poultry or Pork Recipe!


Beef Bourguignon
Beef Paprikash | Low Sodium Version
Cottage Pie | Low Sodium Version
Cowboy Steak
Fegato alla Toscana (Sage Seared Calves Liver)
Pot Roast
Quick Cheeseburger Mac
Quickie Mushroom Beef Stew
Roast Leg of Lamb
Skirt Steak with Sauteed Mushrooms
See All Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Beef Recipes


Asian Lettuce Wraps | Low Sodium Version
Barbecue Chicken Pizza
Black Bean Chili
Cashew Chicken
Chicken Saltimbocca
Chicken Satay
Creamy Poblano and Chicken Soup | Low Sodium Version
Fusilli with Smoked Gouda and Chicken
Pumpkin Seed Crusted Chicken
Quick Chicken Noodle Soup
See All Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Poultry Recipes


Hoisin Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Jambalaya Salad | Low Sodium Version
Mojo Pork Tenderloin
Pan-Seared Pork Chops with Savory Peach Marmalade
Pasta Carbonara
Penne with Eggplant Pesto and Prosciutto
Quick Barbecue Pork (Pantry Meal)
Red Beans and Rice
Risotto with Bacon and Peas
Sweet Potato Stew with Maple Roasted Pork
See All Coumadin (warfarin) Safe Pork Recipes

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