VITAMIN K

Is associated with clotting of blood.

Vitamin K has a role in Blood Clotting Proteins, Bone Proteins, Heart and Brain Health.

Sources

  • Green leafy Vegetables: Kale, Spinach, Collard and Mustard Greens, Swiss chard
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Asparagus
  • Tomatoes
  • Cauliflower
  • Cucumber

Deficiency is associated with increased bleeding risk.

Consumption of Vitamin K rich foods is to be avoided if Coumadin (a blood thinner) is prescribed.

Foods Sources of Vitamin K

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