• Phosphorus - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phosphorus Phosphorus is a chemical element with the symbol P and atomic number 15. Elemental phosphorus exists in two major forms, white phosphorus and red phosphorus, but because it is highly reactive, phosphorus is never found as a free element on Earth.It has a concentration in the Earth's crust of about one gram per kilogram (compare copper at about 0.06 grams).
  • Phosphorus: What It's For, Where It's Found, and Diet Benefits

    www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/what-is-phosphorus Phosphorus deficiency, also called hypophosphatemia, can happen if you have alcohol use disorder, a blood acid condition called diabetic ketoacidosis, or certain inherited disorders.
  • Phosphorus in Your Diet - Healthline

    www.healthline.com/health/phosphorus-in-diet Phosphorus is the second most plentiful mineral in your body. The first is calcium. Your body needs phosphorus for many functions, such as filtering waste and repairing tissue and cells.
  • Phosphorus and Your CKD Diet | National Kidney Foundation

    www.kidney.org/atoz/content/phosphorus Phosphorus found in animal foods is absorbed more easily than phosphorus found in plant foods. Phosphorus that has been added to food in the form of an additive or preservative (inorganic phosphorus) is found in foods such as fast foods, ready to eat foods, canned and bottled drinks, enhanced meats, and most processed foods.
  • Top 10 Foods Highest in Phosphorus - myfooddata

    www.myfooddata.com/articles/high-phosphorus-foods.php The daily value (%DV) for phosphorus is 1250mg. Below is a list of high phosphorus foods by common serving size, use the complete nutrient ranking of phosphorus foods to sort by 100 gram or 200 calorie serving sizes. People with chronic kidney disease looking to reduce phosphorus intake can also see the article on foods low in phosphorus.
  • Phosphorus in diet: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

    medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002424.htm Phosphorus is a mineral that makes up 1% of a person's total body weight. It is the second most abundant mineral in the body. It is present in every cell of the body. Most of the phosphorus in the body
  • Phosphorus - Health Professional Fact Sheet

    ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Phosphorus-HealthProfessional Phosphorus, an essential mineral, is naturally present in many foods and available as a dietary supplement. Phosphorus is a component of bones, teeth, DNA, and RNA . In the form of phospholipids, phosphorus is also a component of cell membrane structure and of the body’s key energy source, ATP.
  • Phosphorus | definition of phosphorus by Medical dictionary

    medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/phosphorus phosphorus A nonmetallic element (atomic number 15, atomic weight 30.97) which is a principal intracellular anion. Phosphorus plays key roles in biochemical synthesis, storage and use of energy in cells through the formation of high-energy phosphate bonds; it is intimately linked to the regulation of calcium levels, carbohydrate, lipid and acid-base metabolism.
  • Phosphorus Foods and Chronic Kidney Disease - DaVita

    www.davita.com/diet-nutrition/articles/.../phosphorus-and-chronic-kidney-disease What is phosphorus and what does it do in the body? Phosphorus is a mineral found in the body. About 85 percent of the phosphorus in the body is in bones. Phosphorus is the body’s next most abundant mineral after calcium. The body uses phosphorus to: form strong bones and teeth; maintain a normal pH balance; get oxygen to tissues; create energy
  • Hyperphosphatemia: Symptoms, Treatments, and Causes

    www.healthline.com/health/hyperphosphatemia Most people get about 800 to 1,200 milligrams (mg) of phosphorus daily from foods like red meat, dairy, chicken, fish, and fortified cereal. In the body, phosphate is found in the bones and teeth ...