The Health Benefits of Phosphorus

How does the Body Enjoy Phosphorus Rich Foods

 Phosphorus foods

Phosphorus is essential in the metabolism of carbohydrates and is required for muscle contraction (via production of ATP). It is widely distributed in our cell membranes. They also require it for the mineralisation of teeth and bones.

Phosphorus has a buffering capacity and because of this it has shown potential as an ergogenic aid. They carried a short-term study out in 2009 which showed that short-term phosphorus loading increased VO2 maximum and power output in mountain bikers.

 Phosphorus foods

Note of Caution

Excessive phosphate intake is not liked by the body clock. It can lead to abnormal calcium regulations and bone loss.

Some offenders are

Fizzy drinks like coke

It is best to stick to whole foods and avoid any high dose supplementation.

 Phosphorus foods

Phosphorus Rich Foods

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