How Magnesium interacts with phosphate

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

Magnesium absorption from the digestive tract may be decreased by large doses of phosphate. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)


  1. Spencer H, et al. Magnesium-phosphorus Interactions in Man. Trace substances in Environmental Health-XIII. Edited by Hemphill DD. Columbia: Univ. Missouri; 1979.