Function:

 

  1. formation of bones and teeth.
  2. plays an important role in how the body uses carbohydrates and fats
  3. needed for the body to make protein for the growth, maintenance, and repair of cells and tissues
  4. helps the body make ATP
  5. works with the B vitamins in Kidney function
  6. works with the B vitamins in Normal heartbeat
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002424.htm

 

Overdose: more than 4000 mg
https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Phosphorus-HealthProfessional/#h8

Excess: excreted in the urine
http://www.encognitive.com/node/1141

Type: water and fat soluble
https://world-food-and-wine.com/nutrition/minerals/phosphorus


Side effects of excess phosphorus:

 

  1. can combine with calcium to form deposits in soft tissues
    https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002424.htm
  2. disturb bone and mineral metabolism
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26323022?dopt=Abstract
  3. increasing mortality
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24225358?dopt=Abstract
  4. Cardiovascular diseases
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23283134?dopt=Abstract
  5. Decrease serum calcium
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780323443296000164

tetany, hyperexcitability, and colic
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780323443296000164

 

Recommended daily intake= 1250 mg

  1. yeast, baker’s, active dry
    Contain: 1290 mg
    %DV: 129%
  2. chia seeds, dried
    Contain: 948 mg
    %DV: 95%
  3. Spices, mustard seed, yellow
    Contain: 841 mg
    %DV: 84%
  4. watermelon seed kernels, dried
    Contain: 755 mg
    %DV: 76%
  5. Oat bran, raw
    Contain: 734 mg
    %DV: 73%
  6. Soybeans, mature seeds, raw
    Contain: 704 mg
    %DV: 70%
  7. cashew nuts, raw
    Contain: 593 mg
    %DV: 59%
  8. pistachio nuts, raw
    Contain: 490 mg
    %DV: 49%
  9. Lentils, raw
    Contain: 451 mg
    %DV: 45%
  10. Lupins, mature seeds, raw
    Contain: 440 mg
    %DV: 44%

 

Deficiency symptoms

  1. Delay growth and development of infants
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28238222?dopt=Abstract
  2. rickets and osteo-malacia
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29381780
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12074251?dopt=Abstract
  4. Fatigue because it is one of the building blocks of high-energy compounds such as ATP
    https://academic.oup.com/labmed/article/45/1/e44/2657907
  5. Increase mortality risk in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28903022?dopt=Abstract

Fractures
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2257522?dopt=Abstract