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Ask the doctor. Is it okay to eat leafy greens while taking warfarin? I was surprised to see spinach and kale recommended as "superfoods" for heart health in your March issue. I take Coumadin for atrial fibrillation and have been told to avoid green leafy vegetables. I had always enjoyed these foods in the past, so I'd be glad to know if it's okay to eat them.

Ask the doctor. Is it okay to eat leafy greens while taking warfarin? I was surprised to see spinach and kale recommended as "superfoods" for heart health in your March issue. I take Coumadin for atrial fibrillation and have been told to avoid green leafy vegetables. I had always enjoyed these foods in the past, so I'd be glad to know if it's okay to eat them. Harv Heart Lett. 2014 Jun; 24(10):2.

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