Vitamin K Know-How (Infographic)

Vitamin K should be 120 mcg for a man and 90 mcg for a woman - from HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Kale, collard greens and spinach are all rich in Vitamin K, an essential nutrient that promotes healthy blood clotting.

Even though it’s good for you, too much Vitamin K should be avoided, experts say. Your intake of Vitamin K should not exceed 120 mcg if you are a man and 90 mcg if you are a woman. For all of us, intake shouldn’t fluctuate greatly throughout the day.

For people taking blood thinners, such as warfarin (Coumadin®), it is especially important to limit Vitamin K so that it does not interfere with the medication.

Read the full story Your Diet and Blood Thinners

Vitamin K should be 120 mcg for a man and 90 mcg for a woman - from HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic