February 8, 2010

Beer may be good for your bones....

A cold brew has high levels of dietary silicon, analysis shows

While researchers don't recommend gulping beer to meet your silicon intake needs, a new study shows the potential health benefits of a cold brew.

If you downed one too many while watching the Super Bowl, here's at least one reason to hold your head high: Drinking beer can be good for your health.

But seriously, a new analysis of 100 commercial beers shows the hoppy beverage is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for bone health.

READ MORE... http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35296759/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/

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