Vitamin K-Rich Foods Foods rich in vitamin K can help platelets function properly. Vitamin K plays an essential role in platelet function and blood coagulation, helping to regulate the enzymes required for blood clot formation. The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University explains that vitamin K helps activate seven proteins involved in the clotting cascade. Foods rich in vitamin K include leafy greens like lettuce and parsley, olive, soybean and canola oils as well as cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, kale and Swiss chard.

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