Plums/Prunes: Do They Have Vitamin K?

Plum or prune (dried plum), there doesn’t appear to be a difference in the vitamin K content.  One of either is believed to contain 4+ micrograms (µg; in the U.S. recommended when communicating medical information: mcg).  That’s 5% of the Daily Value (DV)…

Depending on your diet and blood thinner dosage, two per day is likely to be OK without much concern about needing to alter the dose.  All things in moderation, and consistency is key if you don’t want to be blood testing every week.

What are they good for?

  • Significant antioxidant protection
  • Improved iron absorption
  • Antioxidant protection via vitamin C
  • Normalize blood sugar levels
  • Fiber helps with weight loss and type 2 diabetes
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Intestinal protection