10 Fruits and Vegetables High in Vitamin K
Posted on March 5, 2011
Vitamin K is important for blood clotting, bone health, cardiovascular health, brain function, and much more. While it is more frequently found in vegetables, it is also present in certain fruits.
Here’s a list of ten fruits and vegetables high in vitamin K.
One cup of boiled, chopped Swiss chard has 573 mcg of vitamin K – 716% of the RDA.
One cup of boiled broccoli has 220 mcg – 276% of the RDA.
One cup of boiled Brussels sprouts contains 218 mcg – 274% of the RDA.
One cup of raw spinach has 145 mcg – 181% of the RDA.
One cup of boiled asparagus has 91 mcg – 114% of the RDA.
One cup of raw, chopped kale has 547 mcg of vitamin K – 684% of the RDA.
One cup of raw, chopped mustard greens has 278 mcg – 348% of the RDA.
Half a cup of blueberries has 14.3 mcg – 18% of the RDA.
One medium kiwi has 30.6 mcg – 38% of the RDA.
A cup of red or green seedless grapes has 22 mcg – 28% of the RDA.