Phosphorus: Your bones’ best friend found in your nuts
This is why you need phosphorus in your body:
- To help your muscles to contract
- To keep your bones and teeth strong
- To aid muscle recovery after strenous activities and exercises
- To filter and remove waste from the kidneys
- To promote healthy nerve conduction throughout the body
- making DNA and RNA
- To manage the body’s energy usage and storage
So where does one get this magical mineral?
Most protein-rich foods are excellent sources of phosphorus. Nuts in particular are hea.Just 100grams
sMost people get enough phosphorus in their diet, but some groups of people may need more phosphorus than others.
People who require more phosphorus include those with diabetes who take insulin to regulate their blood sugar. People with alcohol use disorder may also need to increase their phosphorus intake.
People who are low on phosphorus are likely to experience these symptoms
- loss of appetite
- joint pain
- bone pain
- breathing problems
- electrolyte imbalances