Vitamin K Know-How (Infographic)

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 … Read More

Your Diet and Blood Thinners

Warfarin—brand name Coumadin®–is a blood thinner often prescribed for heart patients who are at risk for developing harmful blood clots. Sudden increases in vitamin K intake in your diet can decrease the effect of Coumadin. This is because vitamin K is an essential part of the chemical process for forming blood clots in your body. … Read More