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Name: Katherine
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I would like to know the vitamin K content of the most popular types of beans. I have recently had a blood clot in my leg and am on Cumiden and need to watch my Vitamin K intake. I am a vegetarian and rely heavily on beans as a source of protein.

Dear Katherine,

The following is a page listing the vitamin K content of various foods:


Anthony R. Brach

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