Silicon (Si), as Si(OH)(4), is derived mainly from plant-based foods. Dietary Si is associated with bone mineral density (BMD) in premenopausal but not postmenopausal women.
- dietary silicon
- bone mineral density
- bone turnover
- postmenopausal women
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