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Nutritional Supplement

Silicon

Silicon is a trace mineral.

References

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6. Carlisle EM. Silicon localization and calcification in developing bone. Fed Proc 1969;28:374.

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8. Eisinger J, Clairet D. Effects of silicon, fluoride, etidronate and magnesium on bone mineral density: a retrospective study. Magnes Res 1993;6:247-9.

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