Elevated serum phosphorus is associated with all-cause mortality, but little is known about risk associated with dietary phosphorus intake.
We investigated the association between phosphorus intake and mortality in a prospective cohort of healthy US adults (NHANES III; 1998-1994).
Study participants were 9686 nonpregnant adults aged 20-80 y without diabetes, cancer, or kidney or cardiovascular disease. Exposure to dietary phosphorus, which was assessed...
Authors: Alex Chang, Mariana Lazo, Lawrence Appel, Orlando Gutierrez, Morgan Grams