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If my wife is on warfarin, should she avoid eating salads and vegetables?

If your wife is taking warfarin, she does not have to avoid eating salads and vegetables if she regularly eats them. She should eat about the same amount of leafy green vegetables every day. In other words, if she usually has a salad every day, she should continue to have it. However, if she doesn't eat salad every day, she shouldn't decide to have a big salad one day. Leafy green vegetables contain vitamin K, which affects blood clotting and can change the amount of warfarin she needs.

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