The oxalate content in star fruit may pose a risk.
Are Star Fruit Good For You?, 5.0 out of 5 based on 2 ratings
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Star fruit, which you can often find in the tropical produce section at large supermarkets. Harmful, harmless, or helpful?
Harmful enough to shut down your kidneys. Acute oxalate nephropathy, caused by the extraordinarily high oxalate content, a condition previously associated primarily with antifreeze ingestion. Nice. Eat an apple.
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