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Reason #2,348 to raise that pint!

February 15th, 2010

As if we Oregonians needed another reason to lift a delicious pint of IPA… researchers have found another reason why beer is good for you. It turns out that hops are an important source of silica, which in turn is an important building block for our bones. The best part is the hoppier the beer the more silica there is. So the next time you lift a pint of IPA… a prost, “To healthy bones!”

http://news.yahoo.com/s/livescience/20100208/sc_livescience/beermaybegoodforyourbones

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