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silica in water- is this good for you or is this just marketing hype?

I was reading the label for Fiji water and they say that their water has a lot of silica in it, and that this is great for your bones, skin and joints. Does regular water have silica in it?

Sat. Oct 6, 6:33pm

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Most forms of silica -sand- is really ground up glass... goes into clay and glazes. If inhaled- over a period of time is not good for your lungs. I would not buy the line that it is good to drink it...

Saturday, October 06, 2007, 10:15 PM

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Isn't silica gel the stuff they put in with shoes and meds and stuff to absorb the moisture?
I thought that stuff was not safe to ingest.

Sunday, October 07, 2007, 12:39 AM

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