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फास्फोरस रिच फूड्स - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Phosphorus Rich Foods recipes in Hindi)
ફોસ્ફરસ યુક્ત રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Phosphorus Rich Foods recipes in Gujarati)

What is Phosphorus?
Phosphorus is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. 85% of body’s phosphorus is found in bones and teeth. The remaining 15% is found in various components which aids in bodily functions.

7 Key Functions of Phosphorus

1. Works closely with calcium to build our bones.
2. As a component of enzymes aids in energy, protein and fat metabolism.
3. Build strong bones and teeth.
4. Helps is protein synthesis being a part of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA).
5. Acts as a buffer – helps to neutralize the acids and maintain pH levels in the body.
6. It works with B vitamins to maintain normal heart rate.
7. Maintains muscles and blood vessels.

A deficiency of phosphorus can lead to a drop in energy and thus weakness and fatigue. Prolonged deficiency will result in brittle bones as well as joint and muscular pain.

The recommended dietary intake of phosphorus is 600 mg / day for an adult, 1200 mg for a pregnant women, 600 mg / day for kids upto 9 years and 800 mg / day for kids from 10 to 18 years.

24 Major food sources of phosphorus:

1. Milk 13. Walnuts
2. Curds 14. Almonds
3. Cheese 15. Cashewnuts
4. Paneer 16. Peanuts
5. Egg 17. Sesame Seeds
6. Moong 18. Flax Seeds
7. Matki (Moath beans) 19. Sunflower Seeds
8. Chick Peas (kabuli chana) 20. Broken Wheat (Dalia)
9. Kidney Beans (Rajma) 21. Jowar
10. Urad Dal 22. Bajra
11. Moong Dal 23. Oats
12. Masoor Dal 24. Ragi (Nachni)
    25. Whole Wheat Flour

Since it is available in a variety of foods, deficiency of phosphorus is not very common. Use these phosphorus rich foods to create delicacies like. in your own kitchen and welcome health for your family.



Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi recipe
You must have heard of Bajra Khichdi, a famous Rajasthani delicacy. While that is a wholesome dish, here is something even more nourishing, fortified with more healthy stuff like whole moong, green peas and tomatoes. These not only add more crunch and tang to the khichdi, but also add more fibre, ir ....
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti recipe
These taste really good when served piping hot with ghee. . . The tinge of garlic gives a nice twist to these bland rotis. . . Very easy to make and definitely worth a try!
Masoor, Beets, Zucchini , Peppers Lunch Salad,  Healthy Veg One Dish Meal recipe
Get set for an exhilarating medley of colours, flavours and textures! Your meal gets healthier when you bring more colours to the table as colourful veggies are loaded with antioxidants. That’s just what’s been done in this awesome Masoor, Beets, Zucchini, Peppers Lunch Salad. The fact that ....
Til Laddu, Til Ke Ladoo, Til Gud Ladoo Recipe recipe
There is a traditional charm about this recipe that makes it appeal to everyone! Aromatic ingredients like dry roasted sesame seeds and crushed peanuts are sweetened with jaggery and laced with cardamom to make delicious laddoos. Unlike sugar, jaggery has a distinctive flavour, which complements the ....
Bajra Onion Muthia, Bajra Onion Kadhai Muthia recipe
While muthias can be prepared in varied methods ranging from baking and deep-frying to steaming, you will find that cooking them in a kadhai is not only convenient but also gives them a richer flavour and wonderful texture. Here we show you how to make amazing Bajra Onion Muthias using a non-stick k ....
Yam Raita, Farali Suran Raita Recipe recipe
Think beyond the traditional cucumber when making raita. How about using boiled and mashed yam? you are sure to love this unconventional accompaniment.
Black Raspberry and Gooseberry Oatmeal Recipe recipe
Creativity at its peak, this unique breakfast dish combines oatmeal with black raspberry and gooseberry, to get a tasty and abundantly nutritious bowlful! Gooseberries are rich in fibre and ....
Vegan Oats and Coconut Milk Pudding recipe
Coconut Milk is being increasingly recognised for its health benefits. With a creamy, pleasant flavour, it adds not just nutrients but also taste to any dish it is used in. This no-fuss, easy-to-make Vegan Oats and Coconut Milk Pudding is a wonderfully healthy breakfast with a creamy mouth-feel ....
Sunny Side Up Eggs, Breakfast Recipe recipe
A quick and easy egg-based breakfast that tastes yum and looks good too. Sunny Side Up Eggs as the name suggests looks like a splash of yellow on a white background, so it has a bright and cheery look that invites you to take a bite! The best part is that it can be made very easily and quick ....
Almond Honey Cinnamon Milk, Healthy Vegan Breakfast Recipe recipe
Elegantly flavoured and pleasing to the palate, this Almond Honey Cinnamon Milk is a glassful of goodness! It is easy and cost-effective, yet tasty and brimming with nutrients. After several trials, we have arrived at the perfect blend of ingredients, so we suggest you go with it without any mod ....
Moong Dal Waffles with Stir-fried Vegetables recipe
Simple but elegant touches make this a recipe to cherish! There is nothing uncommon about waffles topped with stir-fried veggies, but when the waffles are given an Indian touch by making them with a methi flavoured moong batter, it becomes a treat with a difference. Not only that, the delectab ....
Coconut Butter with Dried Coconut recipe
Dried coconut is readily available in grocery stores in India, including the small roadside kirana shops! This common ingredient however has a timeless charm, and Indians love to use dried coconut in different forms in their cooking. You can just pop a piece of dried coconut into your mouth and ....
Rajma Kebab (100 Calorie Snacks) recipe
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 2 kebabs let us get out of the clichéd notion that tasty snacks are fat-laden. Here is a low-fat version of the famous rajma kebab made within minutes in your own kitchen with minimal oil. With green chillies, ginger and garam masala to impart a lip-smack ....
Mooli and Fruit Raita, Radish Mooli Raita recipe
Radish is a vegetable that we tend to associate with parathas and subzis, and rarely with raitas . Ev ....
Coconut Pachadi / Coconut Raita recipe
Well, if you like dips and raitas, check out their South Indian equivalent – the refreshing raitas! Made by combining thick curds with veggies or other ingredients, the highlight of any pachadi is the traditional tempering, which adds an irresistible aroma t ....
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