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BioSil for Hair, Skin, Nails and Bones

Question:
What is BioSil? Can it really increase collagen production and strengthen hair, skin, nails and bones?

Answer:
BioSil, a dietary supplement containing a complex of silicon and choline, is promoted as "clinically proven to increase collagen formation, increase skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles, thicken and strengthen hair, increase bone collagen formation, and increase bone mineral density." However, the evidence supporting these claims has weaknesses and there is a possible safety concern with one of the compounds in BioSil, as explained in the full answer >>

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Glenn17279   November 4, 2018
I wonder about taking just silicon, such as Life-Flo Silica Drops which I take once a day. 6 drops of that has only 6 mg silica, so maybe it's not enough to make a difference?


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