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What foods contain phosphorus?

What foods contain phosphorus?

Food and phosphorous: A list of food that contain phosphorous (p) can be found at this link: http://www.Health.Qld.Gov.Au/nutrition/resources/renal_phosph_table.Pdf some foods rich in p are nuts, cheese, pumpkin seeds and soy beans. ...Read more

Phosphorus (Definition)

Phosphorus is an essential mineral. It is important in the formation high energy compounds used by the body, maintaining strong bones and teeth, and muscle and nerve functioning. Meats and milk are a good source of phosphorus. Deficiency is very rare as phosphorus is ...Read more


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What foods are low in phosphorus?

Here's a list: Here's a pretty good list: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/28674-list-foods-low-phosphorus/ some of the foods listed: fish, carrots, onions, green beans, jam, honey, white rice, soy milk. ...Read more

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How do u know if your phosphorus level is high?

Blood test: You can have a simple blood test to have the levels measured. ...Read more

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Why would Alkaline Phos=71 in July & 187 in Feb?

Why would Alkaline Phos=71 in July & 187 in Feb?

Lots of reasons: There are many reasons that a laboratory value can change. In the case of alk phos they could have recently changed the assay being used (whihc did happen at some major labs last fall with this test). Change in diet, things affected the liver gallbladder or the bones can also alter the alk phos level. ...Read more

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Is there a less expensive substitute for k-phos?

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Depends: It depends on why you are taking the k phos. If your main issue is potassium replacement, you can consider another potassium product; likewise, with the phosphate. ...Read more

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Why would a person need a urine phosphorus measurement?

Why would a person  need a urine phosphorus measurement?

Rare kidney problems: Phosphorus is an important compound that allows our muscles to contract, our nerves to function, and builds bones and teeth. Certain kidney problems can cause loss of phosphorous in the form of the ion phosphate, called hypophosphatemia. The phosphate urine test measures the amount of phosphate in a sample of urine collected over 24 hours (24-hour urine test). ...Read more

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Is it true your supposed too consume more calcium than phosphorus daily?

Is it true your supposed too consume more calcium than phosphorus daily?

Yes: Phosphorous prevents absorption of calcium and vitamin d and that is why heavy soda drinkers usually have low vitamin d levels. You should limit phospahtes in your diet. ...Read more

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I am 34 years old my alkaline phos level is 278 what is normal level?

Alk phos : depends on the labs reference range and the units used in the measurement. Your level is probably high and should be rechecked or further investigated. The chemical comes from liver or bone issues. The etiology can probably be explained with further history, physical and focused testing by a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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Phosphorus level is 4.5. The very top of range. Is this okay or should I be concerned?? What could it mean?

Means UR normal?: Hyperphosphatemia (abnormally high serum phosphate levels) can result from increased phosphate intake, decreased phosphate excretion, or a disorder that shifts intracellular phosphate to extracellular space. Likely little cause for concern in your case, unless you're taking IV hyperalimentation. ...Read more