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Nutritional Secrets Diet Video Series: Phosphorus in CKD

Phosphorus – An Important Mineral by Suneetha Rao, Chief Dietician, NU Hospitals, Bengaluru

Ms. Suneetha talks about the management of phosphorus that has many functions. She shows us how a higher consumption of phosphorus rich food affects the body, resulting in bone disease.  Watch the video to understand the correlation between calcium and phosphorus, and the role of the parathyroid hormone in maintaining their balance.

Learn the phosphorus content in various natural and processed foods, the different degrees to which they are absorbed by the body, and the type of food that can be consumed for your specific condition. Ms. Suneetha also gives you tips to reduce phosphorus in some foods so that you can safely consume some of your favorite foods.

To watch more informational videos in this series, visit our Diet Videos page.

You can also read or download our kidney diet book, Nutritional Secrets for free.

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