The silicon supplement ‘Monomethylsilanetriol’ is safe and increases the body pool of silicon in healthy Pre-menopausal women

@inproceedings{Jugdaohsingh2013TheSS,
  title={The silicon supplement ‘Monomethylsilanetriol’ is safe and increases the body pool of silicon in healthy Pre-menopausal women},
  author={Ravin Jugdaohsingh and Maio Hui and Simon H C Anderson and Stephen D. Kinrade and Jonathan J. S. Powell},
  booktitle={Nutrition & metabolism},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Monomethylsilanetriol (MMST) has been used for decades as an oral silicon supplement for bone and connective tissue health, although there are no formal data on its in vivo utilisation or safety following sustained dosing. METHODS To investigate whether MMST contributes to the body pool of silicon and, secondly, to establish its safety following 4 weeks' supplementation in humans, twenty-two healthy pre-menopausal women (22-38 years) were recruited and supplemented with MMST at the… CONTINUE READING