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Are egg albumen vegan?

Egg albumen is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is egg albumen?

Egg albumen, also known as egg white, is a versatile and protein-packed food ingredient commonly used in cooking and baking. It is the clear liquid that surrounds the yolk within an eggshell, constituting about two-thirds of its total weight. Egg albumen can be whipped into a fluffy foam, added to recipes as a binding agent, or used as a glaze for baked goods. It contains all essential amino acids and is low in fat and cholesterol, making it a popular ingredient among health-conscious individuals. With its numerous culinary applications and nutritional benefits, egg albumen is a staple ingredient in many kitchens around the world.

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