Top Meats High in Phosphorus

About Meats and Phosphorus

There are quite a number of meats rich in phosphorus, and most of this list will provide a significant portion of your recommended daily values.

Some of the highest phosphorus meats include clams, trout, salmon, shrimp, crab meat, chicken, chicken breast, pork, turkey and canned tuna. Other phosphorus rich meats are beef, anchovy, ham, sausage, spam and bacon.

We calculated the top meats for phosphorus by both their common measurement as well as in 200 calories, including by gender daily requirements. Here are the details for top 16 meats highest in phosphorus.

Food nutritional data is sourced from USDA and NIH. [3][4]

Adult DV (Female or Male)

Clams (cooked)

image of clams

In 1 ounce, clam has 96mg of phosphorus, or about 14% for adults.
Phosphorus
96mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
457mg in
200 Calories (135g)
14%
65%
Complete nutrition for Clams

Trout (cooked)

image of trout

1 small trout contains 313mg of phosphorus, or about 45% for adults.
Phosphorus
313mg in
1 small (113g)
270mg in
200 Calories (98g)
45%
39%
Complete nutrition for Trout

Salmon (raw)

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In 1 ounce, salmon has 74mg of phosphorus, or about 11% for adults.
Phosphorus
74mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
411mg in
200 Calories (157g)
11%
59%
Complete nutrition for Salmon

Shrimp (raw)

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1 medium shrimp contains 15mg of phosphorus, or about 2% for adults.
Phosphorus
15mg in
1 medium (6g)
687mg in
200 Calories (282g)
2%
98%
Complete nutrition for Shrimp

Crab Meat

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In 1 cup, crab meat has 316mg of phosphorus, or about 45% for adults.
Phosphorus
316mg in
1 cup (135g)
564mg in
200 Calories (241g)
45%
81%
Complete nutrition for Crab Meat

Chicken (ground)

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1 ounce of chicken contains 66mg of phosphorus, or about 9% for adults.
Phosphorus
66mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
248mg in
200 Calories (106g)
9%
35%
Complete nutrition for Chicken

Chicken Breast (cooked)

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In 1 cup, chicken breast has 319mg of phosphorus, or about 46% for adults.
Phosphorus
319mg in
1 cup (140g)
276mg in
200 Calories (121g)
46%
39%
Complete nutrition for Chicken Breast

Pork (ground)

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1 ounce of pork contains 64mg of phosphorus, or about 9% for adults.
Phosphorus
64mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
152mg in
200 Calories (67g)
9%
22%
Complete nutrition for Pork

Turkey (cooked)

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In 1 lb, turkey has 1012mg of phosphorus, or about 140% for adults.
Phosphorus
1012mg in
1 lb (453.6g)
236mg in
200 Calories (106g)
140%
34%
Complete nutrition for Turkey

Canned Tuna

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1 ounce of canned tuna contains 62mg of phosphorus, or about 9% for adults.
Phosphorus
62mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
339mg in
200 Calories (156g)
9%
48%
Complete nutrition for Canned Tuna

Beef (ground)

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In 1 ounce, beef has 52mg of phosphorus, or about 7% for adults.
Phosphorus
52mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
134mg in
200 Calories (72g)
7%
19%
Complete nutrition for Beef

Anchovy (raw)

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1 ounce of anchovy contains 49mg of phosphorus, or about 7% for adults.
Phosphorus
49mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
266mg in
200 Calories (153g)
7%
38%
Complete nutrition for Anchovy

Ham

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In 1 ounce, ham has 45mg of phosphorus, or about 6% for adults.
Phosphorus
45mg in
1 ounce (28.35g)
119mg in
200 Calories (76g)
6%
17%
Complete nutrition for Ham

Sausage (cooked)

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1 link of sausage contains 132mg of phosphorus, or about 19% for adults.
Phosphorus
132mg in
1 link (87g)
94mg in
200 Calories (62g)
19%
13%
Complete nutrition for Sausage

Spam

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In 1 ounce, spam has 31mg of phosphorus, or about 4% for adults.
Phosphorus
31mg in
1 ounce (28g)
74mg in
200 Calories (68g)
4%
11%
Complete nutrition for Spam

Bacon (cooked)

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1 ounce of bacon contains 2.6mg of phosphorus, or about 0% for adults.
Phosphorus
2.6mg in
1 ounce (28.333333333333g)
2mg in
200 Calories (22g)
0%
0%
Complete nutrition for Bacon


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