80% of phosphorus is found in the body as calcium salts (hydroxyapatite crystals) in the skeleton. The dynamic balance between calcium and phosphorus causes continuous bone and tooth regeneration in adults.

It is also essential for the structure of cell membranes, and intercellular phosphorus contributes to a number of processes related to energy metabolism.

Phosphorus is found in red meat, dairy products, fish, poultry, bread, rice, oats and processed foods.


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