What is silicon - silicon supplement is a good way to ensure the level of silicon element as a nutritional trace mineral in your body. Remember all of the vitamins and minerals work best in synergy, a real reason to get all of them in a reliable multivitamin, multi-mineral format.
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• Among silicon uses is to help Calcium absorption in bone
• Helps maintain flexible arteries
• Another of the uses of silicon - helps to prevent cardiovascular disease
• Helps skin and hair
• You'll have to look elsewhere for silicon breast implants - we don't recommend them
• No RDA but probably less than 50 mg/day is safe Encyl Nat Heal
Dosage by Supplements
As Silicon Amino Acid Complex:
• Adults 4mg/day
• Teens 3 mg/day
• Children 1-4 years 1 mg/day; 4+ years 2 mg/day
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