Knitting is Fun and Relaxing, But Does it Also Lower Blood Pressure?

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As I’ve recently picked up the knitting needles once again, I began to wonder if knitting could lower blood pressure.  It keeps me from snacking at night while I watch television, but I wondered if maybe it was actually good for my health. It’s definitely a relaxing pastime, and some…

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Starfruit is Toxic to People With Kidney Disease

This is a picture of starfruit, which is a tropical fruit and can be found in most grocery store produce sections. If you have kidney disease, starfruit can be toxic, and even deadly, if eaten. According to the National Kidney Foundation, the reason we cannot eat starfruit is that it…

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