Dietary silicon interacts with oestrogen to influence bone health: evidence from the Aberdeen Prospective Osteoporosis Screening Study

Helen MacDonald, Antonia C Hardcastle, Ravin Jugdaohsingh, William D Fraser, David M Reid, Jonathan J Powell

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Abstract

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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)681-687
Number of pages7
JournalBone
Volume50
Issue number3
Early online date7 Dec 2011
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

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Keywords

  • dietary silicon
  • bone mineral density
  • bone turnover
  • postmenopausal women
  • oestrogen

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Dietary silicon interacts with oestrogen to influence bone health : evidence from the Aberdeen Prospective Osteoporosis Screening Study. / MacDonald, Helen; Hardcastle, Antonia C; Jugdaohsingh, Ravin; Fraser, William D; Reid, David M; Powell, Jonathan J.

In: Bone, Vol. 50, No. 3, 03.2012, p. 681-687.

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MacDonald, Helen ; Hardcastle, Antonia C ; Jugdaohsingh, Ravin ; Fraser, William D ; Reid, David M ; Powell, Jonathan J. / Dietary silicon interacts with oestrogen to influence bone health : evidence from the Aberdeen Prospective Osteoporosis Screening Study. In: Bone. 2012 ; Vol. 50, No. 3. pp. 681-687.
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