Phosphorus recommended daily

The RDAs for phosphorus are based on an estimate for the preferable ratio (1:1) for calcium and phosphorus. The average American diet contains twice the RDA for phosphorus and the ratio of calcium to phosphorus is often as low as 1:2. The recommended upper intake limit is set at 4 g per day.

Phosphorus recommended daily

Men

Women

Pregnancy

Lactation

USA 700 mg (14 to 18 years)
(Over 18 years)

700 mg
700 mg

1250 mg
700 mg

1250 mg

UK 540 mg
(under 18) 770 mg

540 mg
620 mg

+ 425 mg

+ 425 mg

Australia 1000 mg

1000 mg

1200 mg

1200 mg

 
 
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