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Updated 14 February 2013

New research on phosphorus

New evidence suggests that dietary phosphorus plays a pivotal role in the development of bone mass and comprises half the weight of bones. Intakes of extra phosphorus may help broken bones heal and reduce the loss of minerals from immobile limbs. Phosphorus has been used to treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms. It appears that phosphorus reduces fatigue in insulin-dependent diabetics, as well as reducing the development of kidney stones.

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New evidence suggests that dietary phosphorus plays a pivotal role in the development of bone mass and comprises half the weight of bones. Intakes of extra phosphorus may help broken bones heal and reduce the loss of minerals from immobile limbs.

Phosphorus has been used to treat alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

It appears that phosphorus reduces fatigue in insulin-dependent diabetics, as well as reducing the development of kidney stones.

 
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