Phosphorus is second most abundant mineral in our body, right behind calcium. Phosphorus one of the essential minerals our body requires and serves as a key source of energy to carry out chemical processes. Important roles of phosphorus include maintaining regulation of the metabolism, kidneys, and the heart.
Similar to calcium, phosphorus is needed to build strong, healthy bones and teeth. When phosphorus is used with calcium, it can be used to treat certain bone conditions. Phosphorus may also prevent kidney stones by blocking the buildup of calcium in the kidneys. *
Food Sources: Meat, poultry, fish, dairy products, beans, nuts *
Benefits*: Kidney stone prevention, bone strength
Works Best With*: Calcium, Vitamin D