According to a study carried out by scientists in Spain drinking beer could help prevent osteoporosis. This is great news because I'm constantly thinking about the dangers of osteoporosis. I'm also constantly drinking beer.
"It is thought that the high level of silicon in beer slows down the thinning that leads to fractures and boosts the formation of new bone. Silicon plays a major role in bone formation. Beer has been claimed to be one of the most important sources of silicon in the Western diet."
If you need further proof - I've never broken a bone!