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Is oilseed vegan?

Oilseed is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is oilseed?

Oilseed refers to any type of seed that can be pressed or crushed to extract oil, which can then be used for a variety of purposes such as cooking, biodiesel production, and cosmetics. Some common oilseeds include soybeans, sunflower seeds, rapeseed, and flaxseed. Oilseed is a highly versatile ingredient that adds flavor and nutrition to a range of dishes, from stir-fries to baked goods. Additionally, oilseed is known for its healthy fats and antioxidants, making it a popular choice for those looking to add more nutrient-dense ingredients to their diet.

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