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Vitamin K1, the most common form of vitamin K, is mainly found in plant-sourced foods, especially dark, leafy green vegetables. Vitamin K2, on the other hand, is only found in animal-sourced foods. Blueberries are a good source of K, with 12% of your Daily Value in one-half cup. But that’s not the only fruit that packs a vitamin K punch.

Grapes, figs, prunes, kiwi, avocado and many other. Foods high in vitamin K include leafy green vegetables (cooked and raw), broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, pickled cucumber, asparagus, kiwifruit, okra, green beans, and salad greens like lettuce. The current daily value for Vitamin K is 120 micrograms (μg). Below is a. Dark green leafy vegetables have the highest amounts of vitamin K. Foods that contain vitamin K include the following: 1 cup of cooked brussels sprouts (219 mcg) 1 cup of raw blackberries or blueberries (29 mcg) 1 cup of red or green grapes (23 mcg).

For adult women, it’s 90 mcg. While eating small amounts of foods that are rich in vitamin K shouldn’t cause a problem, avoid consuming large amounts of certain foods or drinks, including: Kale. Spinach.

Brussels sprouts. Collards. Mustard greens. Chard. Broccoli.

People taking warfarin must avoid eating too many foods that are high in vitamin K, but it is not necessary to avoid these foods entirely. A stable diet, containing around 60 to 80 mcg of vitamin. For many people, drinking plain water is a strenuous task that requires effort. Chia seeds help with hydration by absorbing 10 times their weight in water.

Furthermore, they have the right ratio of good protein, fats, and fibre to give you an energy boost without a crash. 3. Spinach Spinach is rich in vitamin K and magnesium. The most common foods that have high vitamin K are green leafy vegetables such as kale, collard greens, broccoli, spinach, cabbage, and lettuce. Other foods that could affect warfarin may include beef liver or other animal liver products. Vitamin K can also be found in certain nutrition supplements, such as: Boost, Ensure, and Slim Fast.

Vitamin K content: 530 mcg per 1/2-cup, boiled In addition to its K power, collard greens supply excellent doses of fiber, iron, calcium, and manganese.”Collards can help lower bad cholesterol in. Vitamin K is present in a number of foods, so you can easily include it in your diet. Various vegetables, especially green leafy veggies, and fruits are great sources of vitamin K1.

On the other hand, vitamin K2 is found in meat, dairy products, and eggs.

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Only a small number of foods provide significant amounts of vitamin K; however, typical intakes in the United States meet recommendations.4 The best dietary sources are liver and leafy green vegetables such as spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, kale, and turnip greens.

“Nutrition: Science and Applications” by Lori A. Smolin, Mary B. Grosvenor
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Liver, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, spinach, Swiss chard, collards, and other green leafy vegetables that are high in vitamin K can add enough vitamin K to shift the patient’s anticoagulation profile in a few hours after ingestion.

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It certainly makes sense to recommend acquiring as much vitamin K as possible from one’s diet in a balance of all forms: K1, K2 (MK-4), and some long-chain K2 (MK-n) from fermented foods.

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The adequate intake for vitamin K in adults (aged 19 years and older) is 120 and 90μg day­1, for men and women, respectively, and these figures are based on reported vitamin K dietary intake in apparently healthy populations in the United States.

“Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences” by John W. Fuquay, Paul L. H. McSweeney, Patrick F. Fox
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by John W. Fuquay, Paul L. H. McSweeney, Patrick F. Fox
Elsevier Science, 2011

Circumstances that may lead to vitamin K deficiency include liver disease, serious burns, health problems that can prevent the absorption of vitamin K (such as gallbladder or biliary disease, which may alter the absorption of fat), cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, and chronic antibiotic therapy.

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For example, Ensure contains 80 µg of vitamin K per 1000 kcal, and Sustacal 230 µg/1000 kcal.215 In patients who depend solely on these products for nutrition, large doses of warfarin or anticoagulation with heparin may be required.

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No Tolerable Intake Level for vitamin K has been established.

“Present Knowledge in Nutrition” by John W. Erdman, Jr., Ian A. MacDonald, Steven H. Zeisel
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Spinach, lettuce, broccoli, brussels sprouts, and cabbage are good sources of vitamin K.

“Nutritional Biochemistry” by Tom Brody
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by Tom Brody
Elsevier Science, 1998

Because the body excretes vitamin K much more rapidly than the other fat-soluble vitamins, toxicity from food is rare and thus no UL has been set for vitamin K. A vitamin K overdose can cause hemolytic anemia.

“Nutrition” by Paul M. Insel, Don Ross, Kimberley McMahon, Melissa Bernstein
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However, some prescribers do not restrict dietary intake of vitamin K–containing foods.

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  • You can’t convert k1 in plants to k2. So forget about this list.
    Egg yolks and duck fat are two of the best sources of k2. Liver, butter and cheese are good too.

  • “2 types of vitamin K but leafy greens are the best source of vitamin K” Yes, one kind of vitamin K that needs to be converted. Meat is the best source of vitamin K2.

  • “Before taking vitamin K or any vitamin or supplement, please talk to your doctor, blah, blah, blah…..”

    I guarantee you that the vast majority of doctors (especially in the US) don’t know a blessed thing about vitamins and supplements. And by stating that people should speak with their doctor first, you can pretty much guarantee that the person who is considering taking any vitamin will be advised not to by their physician. The will nearly always recite some statistic that there is no approval from the FDA or there aren’t any or enough clinical trials, etc…. Unfortunately, physicians trained in the US are not given adequate study or information on vitamins and nutrition usually just a couple dozen hours of the most basic education. I know this because I was told so by a doctor (internist) that I have known for many years. He now recommends vitamins or supplements if he feels the patient can benefit from it. He will use drug therapy as a last resort. He almost ALWAYS recommends CoQ10 supplementation for his patients who are using statin drugs long term. Also, I know and am very good friends with a surgical nurse of 40 years who told me basically the same thing. There is a huge anti-vitamin bias in the medical industry. If anyone asks their family doctor for advice before taking a certain vitamin or supplement, the doctor will almost always advise against it largely because part of being a doctor in modern-day America means pushing drug and medication solutions. In addition, many doctors literally receive cash benefits from drug companies for getting their patients to use drugs and medications. So, for many doctors, they have a very strong monetary incentive to prescribe drugs. The rule of thumb in the medical industry is drugs/medication/surgery solutions only no vitamins.

  • I completely disagree. My wife is on Warfarin, she tried eating greens, (They are good for you) Except they threw her warfarin way out of wack. The doctor called and asked what had changed. She mentioned she was eating broccoli, spinach and greens like that and she was told about vitamin K. The next test she had showed her results were back to normal and the doctor asked what she did. She said she gave up eating foods with vitamin K and that’s what brought her blood back to normal. Vitamin K is good for you BUT Warfarin we find keeps her blood more stable, less guess work, and more time goes by without another recheck!:)

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  • High INR and still developed a blood clot with lung cancer. How do they treat this when the blood is already thin but still developed a clot?? Asking for a friend who needs advice.

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  • Sir I wanna ask one question…..vit k is given Im…. it’s dose is 0.5 ml….It is given directly or it needs to be diluted with normal saline

  • INR levels and diet is all down to consistency in what you eat. I’m on 7.5mg 6 days a week and one day at 10mg. I’m about 2.4 INR and I just started doing Keto. I eat vegetables like nothing else and my INR stays solid. I know how to adjust dosage based on diet now as well… Cheers for the ol’ US of A, mate!

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