18th November 2019

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What foods are high in vitamin K?

Vitamin K is found in the following foods:
  • Green leafy vegetables, such as kale, spinach, turnip greens, collards, Swiss chard, mustard greens, parsley, romaine, and green leaf lettuce.
  • Vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage.
  • Fish, liver, meat, eggs, and cereals (contain smaller amounts)

In this manner, is eggs high in vitamin K?

Vitamin K in Food. Egg yolks contain vitamin K, but only about .3 mcg per two eggs. Cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, cabbage, collard greens and Brussels sprouts are also good sources of vitamin K. One-half cup of broccoli contains 113 mcg of vitamin K, while 1/2 cup of boiled collard greens contains 440 mcg.

What can affect your INR levels?

Alcohol - Alcohol intake can affect how the body metabolizes warfarin. Vitamin K - Eating an increased amount of foods rich in vitamin K can lower the PT and INR, making warfarin less effective and potentially increasing the risk of blood clots.
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