Phosphorus - foods, RDA, deficiency & supplements

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Phosphorus RDA - recommended daily allowance

RDA US* RDA DACH (EU)**
Age group
Female Male Female Male
14-18 y 1250 mg 1250 mg 1250 mg 1250 mg
19-30 y 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg
31-50 y 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg
51-70 y 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg
> 70 y 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg 700 mg
Pregnant 700 mg 800 mg
Lactating 700 mg 900 mg
Sources:
  • * Recommended daily allowance values from the National Institute of Health - Office of Dietary supplementation. Go to source
  • ** Recommended daily allowance values from the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) in Germany - Federal Institute for Risk Assessment. Go to source

Phosphorus low-carb and keto foods

per 100g per serving
Food Phosphorus (mg) Carbs Phosphorus (mg) Carbs
Parmesan cheese 870 0 174 0
Gruyère (cheese) 840 0 252 0
Emmental (cheese) 840 0 252 0
Flaxseed 660 0 132 0
Butter cheese (30% fdm) 650 0 195 0
Butter cheese (60% fdm) 650 0 195 0
Gouda cheese (40% fdm) 650 0 195 0
Gouda cheese (60% fdm) 650 0 195 0
Gouda cheese (45% fdm) 650 0 195 0
Sesame (seed) 610 10 122 2
Camembert cheese (30% fdm) 600 0 180 0
Egg yolk (raw) 590 0.001 118 0.0002
Allgäu hard cheese (50% fdm) 580 0 174 0
Tilsiter (cheese) 580 0 174 0
Provolones (cheese) 575 0 172.5 0
Edam cheese (30% fdm) 570 0 171 0
Tilsiter (cheese) 550 0 165 0
Appenzeller (cheese) 540 0 162 0
Jarlsberg (cheese) 530 0 159 0
Swordfish 500 0 750 0
Maasdam (cheese) 500 0 150 0
Tilsiter (cheese) 500 0 150 0
Edam cheese (40% fdm) 500 0 150 0
Raclette cheese (45% fdm) 500 0 150 0
Cheddar (cheese) 470 0 141 0
Yeast 470 1 197.4 0.42
Sardine (canned, in oil) 430 0 107.5 0
Pork liver (liver) 430 1 537.5 1.25
Goat cheese (45% fdm) 410 0 123 0
Roquefort cheese (50% fdm) 400 0 120 0