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Is buckwheat vegan?

Buckwheat is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is buckwheat?

Buckwheat is a highly nutritious food ingredient that has been a staple in many cuisines around the world for centuries. Despite its name, buckwheat is not a type of wheat but rather a type of seed that is gluten-free, making it an excellent alternative for people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. Buckwheat is also an excellent source of protein, fiber, and essential minerals such as magnesium, potassium, and iron. This versatile ingredient can be used in a variety of dishes, from porridge and pancakes to salads and stir-fries, adding a nutty and earthy flavor that is both satisfying and delicious.

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