Here Is Why Silica Is The New Calcium
Have you ever wished you could turn back time just a bit, and get the thickness back in your hair, the strength back in your bones, teeth and nails, regulate your insulin and get the glow back to your skin? Well you can, if you get more silica in your life. Silica is the new calcium and more!
Silica is the fountain of youth for hair, nails, bones and teeth. Silica is a bone-building, bone-protecting mineral that can improve bone density, and bone flexibility. If you suffer with osteoporosis or bone loss, silica should be in your natural medicine chest. Specifically if you’ve had an injury where you have broken or fractured a bone, or pulled a hamstring during training, or even dislocated a joint, silica is the 'go to" for repair and recovery.
It's Not Just Your Bones That Need Silica
Your teeth, joints, tendons, ligaments, and connective tissues require silica in order maintain strength and health. What is more, silica most importantly helps strengthen the arteries, connective tissues of the brain, nerve cells, and the spinal cord. In strengthening the connective tissue in the brain and nerve cells, silica helps greatly to improve memory and prevent memory loss. Diabetics should be happy to know that taking a live plant source of silica daily helps to stabilize the pancreas's release of insulin, according to research.
Silica Hair Skin and Nails
Silica is hailed for its anti-aging and anti-wrinkle properties wiping away many of the body’s indications of aging. Silica helps to reverse and strengthen brittle nails, aging skin, and helps to end hair loss. When taken daily, silica is also an essential beauty mineral that heals brittle bones, teeth, hair, and nails.
Dietary Sources Of Silica
While silica has the ability to form collagen and repair damaged and lose skin, diet goes a long way in supplying the body with more of this anti-aging mineral. Eating a plant-based diet as well juicing vegetables that are rich in silica are excellent ways to slow aging. Foods such as leafy greens, cucumber, asparagus, artichokes, melons, and dandelion greens are excellent sources of silica and should be incorporated into your diet as much as possible. Herbal sources of silica include Nettle or Horsetail tea. It’s best to work with your Naturopath or Holistic Nutrition Practitioner to work on your own personal healing protocol, determine proper diet and find ways to incorporate more silica into your life.