Beer is a rich source of silicon and may help prevent osteoporosis

Monday, February 8, 2010 - 11:21 in Physics & Chemistry

A new study suggests that beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density. Beers containing high levels of malted barley and hops are richest in silicon.

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