Friday, February 12, 2010

Drink Beer for Healthy Bones

Scientists have kept the secret to strong bones bottled up for years, but now the good news is pouring out: beer builds bones.

Drinking beer especially pale ale strengthens your bones and could stop them becoming brittle, a study suggests.

Researchers found that the drink contained a substance that boosts bones and could mean they are less likely to suffer from osteoporosis.

They discovered that beer, especially pale ales, contains high levels of silicon known to slow down the bone thinning that leads to fractures and boosting the formation of new bone. Read more

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