How Iron interacts with phosphorus

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Iron can bind with phosphorus in the digestive tract, which can decrease the absorption of both nutrients. Supplementation with the affected nutrients may be necessary. (1)


  1. View Abstract: Hsu CH, Patel SR, Young EW. New Phosphate Binding Agents: Ferric Compounds. J Am Soc Nephrol. Jun1999;10(6):1274-80.