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Edible Gold Leaf

Posted on June 01, 2014 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments

What if you could have your golden cake and eat it, too? As it turns out, you can!  Gold is edible (yes, real gold!).  In the form of gold leaf, it may adorn gourmet drink and desserts.  Gold leaf is basically gold that's been hammered into very thin sheets.

Because gold is biologically inert, it simply travels through the body leaving nary a trace (talk about calorie-free luxury!).  Unless you are allergic to gold (a rare misfortune), it’s perfectly safe to eat as long as you’re dining on gold leaf designed for consumption.  This simply means

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