Food & Medicine Interactions
Did you know the foods you eat can affect the medications you are taking? For example, if you’re taking blood thinners, you should avoid foods that are heavy in Vitamin K such as Brussels sprouts or broccoli. Why? Even though these veggies are considered healthy foods, they can make certain blood thinning medications less effective. Talk to your pharmacist about any foods that could interact negatively with the meds you are taking. Click HERE for a quick reference guide to common food & drug interactions.