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7 Natural Foods Rich In Phosphorus For Strong Teeth And Bone.

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In this article, I will be sharing with you some natural food that can boost the level of phosphorus in your body. This is because eating foods rich in phosphorus is a very good way to boost bone and tooth health as well as improving your body's metabolic functions.

But before I explain further it is essential to know some vital information about phosphorus. It is a chemical element that plays a key role in the production of RNA and DNA. Consuming food rich in phosphorus is also important for normal growth patterns within the body, so this is an essential nutrient from birth. 

Phosphorus is found in many commonly eaten foods, so these deficiencies are not overly common, but if you have a protein-poor diet, there is a good chance that your phosphorus levels are also low.

However, here are 9 natural foods rich in phosphorus you should eat as an adult.

1. Beans

Beans are one food that can be seen in every home because of their multiple health benefits. Aside from that, studies have shown that 1 cup of different varieties of bean has between 200 and 220 mg of phosphorus, more than 33% of your daily requirement. So what are you waiting for?

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2. Salmon

Do you know that a five-ounce salmon filet will deliver about 400 mg of this key nutrient to your daily diet? So, do well to include a salmon in your daily meal.

3. Shellfish

Shell or seafood is very rich in different varieties of nutrients and one of them happens to be phosphorus. Just three ounces of shellfish can contain between 30-50% of your phosphorus needs to have strong teeth and healthy bones.

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4. Sunflower Seeds

Consider eating 100 grams of these seeds because research indicates that it boosts your phosphorus intake beyond 120% for the day.

5. Brazil Nuts

It can serve as snacks and can also be used for other things but eating just one cup of Brazil nut will boost your phosphorus level.

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6. Eggs

No doubt, eggs contain a lot of nutrition and can be an important staple in a well-balanced diet. Research indicates that one large boiled egg has about 77 calories and contains Vitamins A, B5, B12, D, E, K, B6, Folate, Phosphorus, Selenium, Calcium, and Zinc.

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7. Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seed is edible and highly nutritious. It contains more than 150% of your daily intake requirement for phosphorus. So, why not boost your phosphorus level by taking one cup.

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Finally, studies reveal that the standard recommendation for adults is to consume at least 580 mg of phosphorus per day to avoid a phosphorus deficiency.

So after carefully reading through it, what are your thought about this? Please do well to drop your answers and share your opinion in the comment section below let's discuss.

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