Understanding how diet can affect your INR is an important aspect of living a healthy life while on warfarin. Although there is no specific "warfarin diet", it is important to pay attention to what you eat while taking warfarin as some foods and beverage can alter the effectiveness of warfarin.
One nutrient that can lessen warfarin's effectiveness is vitamin K. Vitamin K plays a key role in the body’s normal clotting process while also maintaining bone density and bone maintenance. The most practical approach to vitamin K intake for is consistency. A consistent diet allows your doctor to adjust your warfarin dose around a balanced, healthy diet that includes vitamin K.
Café PTINR®, brought to you by PTINR.com® website, offers vitamin K sensitive meals and links on how to prepare them to your liking. Recipes may contain some vitamin K, but in relatively small amounts.
Talk to your doctor before making any major changes in your diet and before starting any over-the-counter medications, vitamins or herbal supplements.