Is the content of phosphorus and potassium should be included in food labeling?

As we conscienceless of nutritional importance of food, how to label products will also advancing. In fact, we have witnessed such changes in recent times but should be included in food labeling content in phosphorus and potassium?

According to regulations, the food I label from next December should clearly state the salt content, sugar and saturated fats; but so far the rest of the data no trace of obligation. To what extent is this important?

Is the content of phosphorus and potassium should be included in food labelingWho is affected by this lack of data?

For much of the population, the data will come exposed in food labeling are more than enough, but the fact is that there is more minority, for whom this analysis industry still has too many shortcomings. We talk about people with kidney problems.

People with kidney problems have less ability to eliminate such compounds, why can significantly increase coronary risk, to be involved in cardiovascular calcification.

And this is what has been specifically requested in the XLVI National Congress of the Society of Nephrology (SEN) recently held in Oviedo, through the University Hospital Miguel Servet in Zaragoza, who emphasize that the amounts of phosphorus present in such everyday foods as a slice of cheese or some muffins, pose an unspecified risk for people with kidney problems.

A measure that can be helpful, especially for people who suffer from such ailments.For the rest, well, it’s always more information, so it is welcome. 

So far, we collaborate helping a little with this list of some of the foods rich in phosphorus , check it out!

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