International Journal of Endocrinology / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Silicon: A Review of Its Potential Role in the Prevention and Treatment of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Table 1

Common dietary sources of silicon [58, 64].

Dietary sourcePortion sizemg/portion

Beer12 oz8.25 mg
Red wine4 oz1.70 mg
Raisins100 gm8.25 mg
Green beans250 gm6.10 mg
High-bran cereal100 gm10.17 mg
Whole grain bread200 gm4.50 mg
Mineral water0.5 L0–40 mg depending on brand
Brown rice with husks100 gm2.07 mg

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