Is starfruit good for kidneys?

Is starfruit good for kidneys?

No. Starfruit, also known as carambola, contains a toxin that people with kidney disease are more susceptible to, especially those on dialysis. This toxin can be fatal. Starfruit is also high in oxalates.

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Is starfruit high in oxalates?

Yes, starfruit (also known as carambola) is very high in oxalates. There are approximately 301mg of oxalate per 100g portion of starfruit. (Source)

Is starfruit high in potassium?

One medium starfruit contains 121mg of potassium making it a low potassium fruit.

Is starfruit high in phosphorus?

No. One medium starfruit contains about 19mg of phosphorus. The phosphorus found in starfruit is natural and poorly absorbed by the body, so it is considered a low phosphorus food.

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