Sunday, 10 April 2016

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Phosphorus: 1.5 Cup Raw Oats (135g) A Day




Phosphorus

Do you know that eating 1.5 cup of raw oats (135g) a day fully covers your daily phosphorus need (based on adult's need)?

Recommended daily intake: 700mg
  • 100mg (0-6 months old)
  • 275mg (7-12 months old)
  • 460mg (1-3 years old)
  • 500mg (4-8 years old)
  • 1250mg (9-18 years old)
  • 700mg for women
  • 700mg for men (19 years & above)
  • 700mg for pregnant women 
  • 700mg for breast-feeding women 

Functions:

Builds strong bones, develops blood clotting, kidney function, normal heart rhythm.

References:
http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/cereal-grains-and-pasta/5708/2
http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=54
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002424.htm

This is equivalent to 1 bowl:


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