An additive used to give food a tangy flavor and act as a preservative.
Lowers bone density, has been linked to kidney disease and kidney stones, can decrease absorption of nutrients in the body, and damages tissues.
Health Safety of Soft Drinks: Contents, Containers, and Microorganismshttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4324883/#B34
Occupational Health Guideline for Phosphoric Acidhttps://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/81-123/pdfs/0506.pdf
Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet: Phosphoric Acidhttps://nj.gov/health/eoh/rtkweb/documents/fs/1516.pdf
Understanding sources of dietary phosphorus in the treatment of patients with chronic kidney diseasehttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20093346/
Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin D, and Fluoride.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK109813/
High dietary phosphorus intake is associated with all-cause mortality: results from NHANES III1,2,3https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3893724/
Increasing dietary phosphorus intake from food additives: potential for negative impact on bone healthhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24425727/
Relations of serum phosphorus and calcium levels to the incidence of cardiovascular disease in the communityhttps://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17502528/