SCIENCE: Tequila Reportedly Strengthens Your Bones
This may be the best news you hear all week!
Yes, tequila can be a contributing factor to building bone strength.
According to a new a breakdown of it's properties:
The study found that substances in the blue Agave tequilano plant, which is used to make tequila, improve the body’s absorption of calcium and magnesium.As reported by Science Daily, both minerals are essential to maintaining good bone health.The study, conducted by the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Mexico, found mice that ingested agave fructans produced 50% more osteocalcin, which is a protein that signifies new bone production, than mice that did not.The leader of the study, Dr. Mercedes López, said “The consumption of fructans contained in the agave, in collaboration with adequate intestinal micriobiota, promotes the formation of new bone, even with the presence of osteoporosis.
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