What are the main food sources of phosphorus?

The top food sources for phosphorus are:
  • Oat bran
  • Halibut
  • Wild salmon
  • Soybeans
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Lentils
  • Crab
  • Cereal
Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

The main food sources of phosphorus are meat, milk, and whole grains, nuts and seeds (though the phosphorus is in a bound form in these foods and is about 50 percent less bio-available than phosphorus from other meat and milk sources).

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