Which foods are less likely to trigger warfarin and superwarfarin toxicity?

Updated: Jan 19, 2018
  • Author: Kent R Olson, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: David Vearrier, MD, MPH  more...
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Answer

The following foods have a medium vitamin K content (50-100 mcg):

  • Apples (green)
  • Asparagus
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Mayonnaise
  • Nuts (pistachios)
  • Summer squash

The following foods have a low vitamin K content (< 50 mcg):

  • Apples (red)
  • Avocados
  • Beans
  • Breads/grains
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Cereal
  • Coffee
  • Corn
  • Cucumbers (without the peel)
  • Dairy products
  • Eggs
  • Fruits
  • Iceberg lettuce
  • Meats/fish/poultry
  • Pastas
  • Peanuts
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • Rice
  • Tomatoes

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