fbpx

Beer Builds Bones (Really!)

Credit: jenny downing (r&r)

I’ve been known to imbibe in a beer or two on occasion. In fact, get me near a football or baseball game, and I’m almost guaranteed to have one. (It just seems wrong without it—all things in moderation, right?) So that’s why this recent nutrition research put a smile on my face: Most beers are good sources of silicon, an important component of bone health and bone density. My hubby’s fave type of beer, IPA, had the most silicon of the 100 commercial beers tasted, and light beers had the least amount of silicon tested, but still contained a notable amount. My personal fave type of beer, stout, wasn’t on the list, but I’ll assume that it’s a good source, too. Unfortunately, beer still has calories though and can have some negative health consequences, so moderation, moderation, moderation!

Cheers for beer!

Jenn

FTC disclosure: We often receive products from companies to review. All thoughts and opinions are always entirely our own. Unless otherwise stated, we have received no compensation for our review and the content is purely editorial. Affiliate links may be included. If you purchase something through one of those links we may receive a small commission. Thanks for your support!

Comments

Add a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

0 Comments