Prevalence of Phosphorus-Based Additives in the Australian Food Supply: A Challenge for Dietary Education?

@article{McCutcheon2015PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of Phosphorus-Based Additives in the Australian Food Supply: A Challenge for Dietary Education?},
  author={Jemma McCutcheon and Katrina L Campbell and Maree Ferguson and Sarah Day and Megan Rossi},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={
          440-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Phosphorus-based food additives may pose a significant risk in chronic kidney disease given the link between hyperphosphatemia and cardiovascular disease. The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence of phosphorus-based food additives in best-selling processed grocery products and to establish how they were reported on food labels. DESIGN A data set of 3000 best-selling grocery items in Australia across 15 food and beverage categories was obtained for the 12 months… CONTINUE READING
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