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Is pentahydrosqualene vegan?

Pentahydrosqualene is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is pentahydrosqualene?

Pentahydrosqualene is a natural organic compound derived from plants and animals. It is a colorless and odorless liquid that has gained popularity in the food industry due to its numerous health benefits. Pentahydrosqualene is known for its excellent moisturizing and anti-aging properties, making it a sought-after ingredient in the beauty industry as well. Additionally, it has antioxidant properties that help protect the body from harmful free radicals. This versatile ingredient is commonly used in various food products such as salad dressings, sauces, and baked goods, as well as in dietary supplements.

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