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Deep Venous Thrombosis

Post by Admin on Thu 24 Apr 2014 - 21:02

DVT or deep venous thrombosis is associated less with populations consuming a whole plant based diet as compared to populations who consume mainly a meat and diary based diet.

Anil Grover

The article linked below from Nutrition MD throws light on the above context. 
Nutrition and DVT 

People on anticoagulant medication for DVT are advised to monitor their intake of vitamin K as it has coagulant (clotting) properties and can reverse the effect of the medication.

Shown below are vitamin K amounts in vegetables and fruits from the website of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.
Vitamin K in vegetables

Vitamin K in fruits

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