Is vitamin K a B vitamin?

In Canada, vitamin K is known by another name. I believe we refer to it as one of the B vitamins, but for the life of me, I can not remember which one. I'm hoping that you can turn that light bulb on for me. Thanks. Canadians don't include vitamin K as a B vitamin....

Do you know of any other foods that might have higher levels of vitamin K?

Thanks to a response you gave a previous reader. I was able to copy the list of vegetables containing vitamin K. I am currently under a doctor's care for a clot in my jugular vein and take 8 milligrams of Coumadin daily. I avoid eating leafy greens, caffeine drinks, and chocolate. Do you know...

My husband recently had a valve replacement. Are all lettuces equally high in vitamin K?

My husband recently had a valve replacement. He will be taking Coumadin for the rest of his life. I read your helpful info on vitamin K, but have one more question - are all lettuces equally high in vitamin K? He has been told he can eat some foods as long as it is...

Which foods are high in vitamin K?

Which foods are high in vitamin K? Leafy green vegetables (kale, collards, spinach, turnip greens, beet greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens green leaf lettuce), Brussels sprouts, broccoli, green onions, parsley, asparagus, and sauerkraut contain more than the RDA of vitamin K for men or women. These foods are not allowed for persons with a history...

I have been on Coumadin for 11 years and supplements I would like to take contain vitamin K.

I would really appreciate your advice on the use of coumadin and vitamin K supplements. I have a genetic condition called Protein C Deficiency. I am 44 years old and have been on coumadin for 11 years. There are 2 supplement products on the market that I would really like to take, but they...

Ask the Dietitian Podcast® – Vitamin K & blood thinning medications

Your browser does not support the audio element. If you are on blood thinning medications such as coumadin, listen to this podcast on how to control food sources of vitamin K. ®

Could you send me a list of foods high in vitamin K with micrograms (mcg)?

Hi! I am a nutrition student doing an internship and one of my projects is to revise a Coumadin diet instruction sheet for patients. I was wondering if you could send me a listing of foods high in vitamin K with values i.e. micrograms (mcg). There has been some conflicting information on vitamin K...

My mother is on a blood thinning medicine called “Coumadin”. Is there a diet that can help her?

Thank you for having a site where questions may be answered. My mother is on a blood-thinning medicine called "Coumadin". She had heard there is a diet that can help her while on this medication. Foods that might be low in iron perhaps? The doctor never told her anything about controlling her diet in that...

I would like to know what foods are lower in vitamin K that are pure vegetarian (no meat, dairy, eggs).

I would like to know what foods are lower in vitamin K that are pure vegetarian (no meat, dairy, eggs). I have a friend who's taking anti-coagulants and needs to reduce vitamin K in her diet. She is a pure vegetarian for ethical reasons but must stay away from soy products, dark leafy green...

I’m on a cardiac diet with Coumadin therapy – What foods should I avoid?

I'm on a cardiac diet with Coumadin therapy - What foods should I avoid? Coumadin is prescribed to prevent blood clots and increase the amount of time it takes your blood to form a clot. This allows the blood to flow more easily through narrowed blood vessels. You should have a consistent intake of vitamin K...

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