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Doctor insights on: Benefits Of High Vitamin K Foods

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Can you please list foods high in vitamin k?

Can you please list foods high in vitamin k?

Natto: Green leafy veggies and something called natto which is a fermented product that i hear is popular in japan. ...Read more

Dr. Sandeep Khosla
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Vitamin K (Definition)

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that plays an important role in blood clotting. The body can store fat-soluble ...Read more


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What are some foods that are high in vitamin k?

Green leafy foods: Vitamin k is found in many foods, including some grains and fruits, but the major source is green leafy vegetables, with kale, collards, spinach, swiss chard and turnip greens having the highest concentrations. ...Read more

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In which diseases/disorders is it not a good idea to eat foods high in vitamin k?

Only if on coumadin: Vitamin k interferes with the actions of coumadin, but that it a big reason i don't like coumadin, as people on it suffer from lack of vit k. It makes more sense to take a steady amount of k-rich foods & adjust Coumadin dose accordingly. Some say to avoid k if you have g-6-pd deficiency, are on dialysis or have cirrhosis, but foods high in k should be fine; they just should not supplement with it. ...Read more

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I take blood thinners should I stay away from foods high in vitamin k?

I take blood thinners should I stay away from foods high in vitamin k?

Coumadin: if you are taking Coumadin (warfarin) then you are right. If you take such good then have your INR checked and then take those foods on a consistent basis. So either take them and continue to or never consume them. Have to pick one of two and get your INR checked. ...Read more

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I have thrombocytosis.Can i continue to eat foods high in vitamin k?If so, will i be at risk for cva or mi?

I have thrombocytosis.Can i continue to eat foods high in vitamin k?If so, will i be at risk for cva or mi?

Yes: Vitamin k merely keeps your clotting factors normal. This is a whole different division from the platelet department, and in fact interfering with these doesn't protect about the problems that thrombocytosis may cause. Your physician can manage your thrombocythosis -- i'm guessing you have essential thrombocythemia -- often the best treatment is "do nothing." best wishes. ...Read more

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Can u please advice me which foods contain vitamin K [for bone health], secondly , which foods are high in vit d if i can't take dairy or much fish?Thanku

Can u please advice me which foods contain vitamin K [for bone health], 
secondly , which foods are high in vit d if i can't take dairy or much fish?Thanku

Vit K from greens &: One can get good amounts of vit k from dark leafy greens, esp. Kale, collards, spinach, beet, dandelion, turnip & mustard greens, broccoli, brussel sprouts, scallions, lettuce, spinach, asparagus etc. Outside of fish it is difficult to get adequate vit d from food- we need about 4000-8000 units/day for optimal levels.This is best from sun mid april- mid oct., in winter months i advise supplements! ...Read more

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Can you send me a link that shows the amount of Vitamin K in foods that one can buy in a supermarket?

Can you send me a link that shows the amount of Vitamin K in foods that one can buy in a supermarket?

Search online!: There are many links available online to websites that list amount of vitamin K in common foods. Just type your question in most browsers. Or check out http://www.coumadin.com/pdf/Foods_With_VitaminK.pdf, http://nutritiondata.self.com/foods-000104000000000000000-1.html & http://ods.od.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/coumadin1.pdf for starters. Best to eat same amount daily if you're taking Warfarin. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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