Hidden sources of phosphorus in the typical American diet: does it matter in nephrology?

@article{Uribarri2003HiddenSO,
  title={Hidden sources of phosphorus in the typical American diet: does it matter in nephrology?},
  author={Jaime Uribarri and Mona S. Calvo},
  journal={Seminars in dialysis},
  year={2003},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={186-8}
}
Elevated serum phosphorus is a major, preventable etiologic factor associated with the increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality of dialysis patients. An important determinant of serum phosphorus is the dietary intake of this mineral; this makes dietary restriction of phosphorus a cornerstone for the prevention and treatment of hyperphosphatemia. The average daily dietary intake of phosphorus is about 1550 mg for males and 1000 mg for females. In general, foods high in protein are also… CONTINUE READING
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