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Beer Can be Healthy Too

Although red wine and resveratrol are known to have health benefits, for all the beer drinkers out there, this is for you. Researchers at the University of California, Davis found that pale-colored malts are a good source of dietary silicon, which is an important mineral for bone density. Those containing high levels of malted barley and hops are the richest in silicon and 2 beers could provide 30 mg. Lead researcher Charles Bamforth does caution to use moderation.