In article <5jtnht$4mi at news.ww.co.nz> molab at ww.co.nz (R Molony) writes:
>>All the literature I have seen suggests that just about all the
>nutritional properties attributed to silicon could be accounted for
>by the detoxification of aluminium by silicon. The increased
>availability of phosphate in the soil associated with soluble
>silicon is another example albeit in a slightly different area.
>Detoxification of aluminium may well be a good reason to
>include soluble silicon in the diet.
Just out of curiousity, where in the heck would you find soluble
silicon in your diet? In the silicon dioxide in Kool Aid?