Can phosphates cause heart disease?
Phosphate-rich foods can increase blood pressure and promote vascular calcifications. Phosphate-rich foods include processed cheese, Parmesan, cola, baking powder, and most processed foods — all of which are widely used in the food industry as preservatives and pH stabilizers. If too much phosphate is ingested with food, or if the excretion process via the kidneys does not work correctly, phosphate and FGF23 levels increase. A dangerous spiral begins that can have serious consequences on the overall health. A science inhibition could be a possibility to bring cardiovascular disease and vascular calcification under control.
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