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Feb 19, 2014 | G-BLOG | 0 comments

Beer Strengthens Bones and Teeth

Did you know drinking beer gives you a healthy dose of silicone, which helps strengthen your bones and teeth?
In the February issue of the ‘Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture’, silicone’s presence in beer in the soluble form of orthosilicic acid (OSA), which yields 50% bioavailability, may be important for the growth and development of bone and connective tissue.
Based on research, a few studies indicate that consuming a moderate amount of beer consumption can help fight osteoporosis, a disease of the skeletal system that causes low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue.

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