Phosphorus sources

Good phosphorus sources include meat, yeast, wheatgerm, soybean flour, meat, poultry, cheese, milk, canned fish, nuts and cereals. Soft drinks also contain a lot of phosphorus and may contribute to excessive intake.
Phosphorus sources

Food additives may contribute 30 per cent of the dietary intake of phosphorus.

 

 

Food

 

Amount

Phosphorus (mg)

Bran cereal

 

1/2 cup

770

Rice bran

 

1/2 cup

706

Salmon, cooked, dry

1/2 fillet

571

Mackerel, cooked, dry

 

1/2 fillet

490

Oats

 

1/2 cup

388

Beef liver, fried

 

85g

392

Sunflower seeds

 

1/4 cup

369

Raisin bran

 

100g

372

Oat bran

 

1/2 cup

324

Clam, boiled

 

20 small

304

Buckwheat

 

1/2 cup

279

Peanuts

1/2 cup

261

Wheatgerm

1/4cup

232

Goat's cheese

30g

219

Bulgur, dry

1/2 cup

210

Dried walnuts

1/2 cup pieces

181

Swiss cheese

30g

182

Wholewheat cereal

1/2 cup

168

Cheshire cheese

30g

139

Sardines, canned in tomato

1 sardine

139

Sardines, canned in oil

2 sardines

118

Shredded wheat

30g

106

 
 
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