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Phosphorus: Health Benefits and Dietary Sources

Phosphorus is an essential mineral that binds together with calcium to make strong bones and teeth. As a result, 85% of this mineral in the body is found in the bones and teeth. In fact, phosphorus happens to be the second most plentiful mineral in the human body after calcium, making up 1% of the body weight. This mineral is also an important component of cell membranes and DNA and is thus necessary for the […]