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What does Phosphorus do for the body

Phosphorus is a mineral. It is the second abundant Mineral in the Body. It helps in the formation of the Bones and the Teeth. It utilizes Carbohydrates and Fats to synthesize Protein for the Body growth. Phosphorus helps in the production of ATP. It works with the B Vitamins. Phosphorous helps in the contraction of Muscles, functioning of the Kidneys and maintains the regularity of the Heartbeat. It helps in the growth and repair of Body Cells and Tissues. It neutralizes the acids to maintain normal pH in the Blood.

Level of phosphorous in the body
2.3 to 3.7 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL )

Daily requirement of Phosphorous
0 to 6 months: 100 mg
7 to 12 months: 275 mg
1 to 3 years: 460 mg
4 to 8 years: 500 mg
9 to 18 years: 1,250 mg
Above 19 years: 700 mg
14 to 18 years (pregnant/lactating): 1,250 mg
19 to 50 years (pregnant/lactating): 700 mg

Benefits of phosphorus
Produce Hormones
Get oxygen to Tissues
Smooth Muscle movement
Form strong Bones and Teeth
Maintain a normal pH balance
Maintains Calcium metabolism
Develop Connective Tissues and Organs
Change Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate into Energy

Effects of deficiency of Phosphorus in the Body
Bone pain
Chest pain
Muscle Weakness
Loss of Appetite
Heart rhythm Dysfunction
Bone disorders ( Osteomalacia )
Tingling in the Hands and the Feet
Circulatory disorders of the Lower Limbs

Effects of excess Phosphorus in the Body
Bone Pain
Low Blood Calcium : Excessive Phosphorus leaches out Calcium from Bones
Bone and Heart problems
Heart Diseases and Stroke
Soft-Tissue ( ectopic ) calcification

Herbs Containing Phosphorus

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Acalypha Bipartita
Annona Diversifolia
Artemisia Keiskeana
Barleria Opaca
Barley Grass
Bastard Oleaster
Beet Greens
Bovis Calculus
Brassica Napobrassica
Brussels Sprout
Bull Kelp
Castanea Mollissima
Ceylon Gooseberry
Crested Lepidagathis
Descurainia Sophia
Dried Dates
Medicago Lupulina
Oenanthe Javanica
Pinto Bean
Potentilla indica
Pouteria Viridis
Quararibea Cordata
Safawi Date
Solanum Verbascifolim
Sow Thistle
Squaw Root
Water Morning Glory
Wild Himalayan Pear
Ziziphus Rugosa
Zornia Diphylla
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