Phosphorus is a mineral that is used for more functions than any other mineral in the body. It is essential for bone and tissue formation and development, energy metabolism, and plays a role in DNA structure. Phosphorus is found in the protoplasm and nucleus of every cell. Calcium needs to be present with phosphorus (this forms calcium phosphate) to build bones and teeth and like calcium, the majority of phosphorus is found in the bones.
So what foods are high in phosphorus?