You have heartburnGloria Tebelman/RD.com, Istock/Elisanth
An unidentified substance in tomatoes and tomato-based products can cause acid reflux. People with digestive upset could try eliminating tomatoes for two or three weeks to see if things feel better. These 33 healthy foods are way more nutritious than you thought.
You take blood-thinning drugsGloria Tebelman/RD.com, Istock/Erickson Photography
If you take a blood-thinning drug such as warfarin (Coumadin), it’s important to maintain steady blood levels of vitamin K—sudden increases can lessen the effects of the drug. That means it’s important to be consistent with your vegetable intake, since this is where most of your vitamin K comes from. Try to eat similar amounts of vegetables every day. If you like veggies that are particularly high in vitamin K, such as kale, Swiss chard, spinach, mustard greens, and turnip greens, stick with half a cup a day, eaten at about the same time daily.