Phosphorus Health Benefits
Helps treat bone problems
Since phosphorus is such an important component of healthy bone structure, it is very useful in the treatment of bone problems. Phosphorus is used in the treatment of rickets, osteomalacia, and osteoporosis, and in helping fractures heal faster.
Useful in treating other diseases
Phosphorus has been found to be useful in conjunction with calcium in alleviating arthritis and in treating tooth and gum problems.
By acidifying the urine, phosphorus reduces the likelihood of kidney stone formation.
Promotes the metabolism of many nutrients
In addition to its major role in facilitating the metabolism of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, phosphorus enables the utilization of B complex vitamins.