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Cashmere and other luxuries for the holidays

Photo by Cynthia Hochswender

I went online to order some smoked salmon and bagels to ship to my brother in California and discovered that it’s so expensive, I could just as easily ship him some caviar and champagne. 

That led me to thinking about luxurious edible gifts for the holidays and whether there are any health benefits that we could use to justify the purchase and consumption of foods we don’t need.

The short answer is basically no. 

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