High phosphorus levels leach calcium from your bones. This process can cause calcium deposits in blood vessels, lungs, eyes, and heart. Over time this can lead to increased risk of heart attack , stroke, or death with people with kidney disease.
Is Cow’s Milk High in Phosphorus Content?Cow’s milk contains good amounts of phosphorus. According to the NIH, National Institute for Health, one cup of 2% cow's milk has 226 mg of phosphorus. For those with kidney disease, it’s recommended to keep your daily levels under 800-1000mg.
What Is a Safe Blood Level of Phosphorus?There’s no real way for you to know on a day-to-day basis how much phosphorus is in your blood when you are following a renal diet. The recommended range for dialysis patients is 3.0 to 5.5 mg/dL so 3 to 5.5 mg of phosphorus per deciliter of blood.