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Is rape-seed oil vegan?

Rape-seed oil is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is rape-seed oil?

Rape-seed oil, also known as canola oil, is a versatile and widely used cooking oil. It is extracted from the seeds of the rape plant, which is a member of the mustard family. The oil has a mild, nutty flavor and a high smoke point, making it ideal for frying and sautéing. It is also low in saturated fats and high in monounsaturated fats, which are beneficial for heart health. In addition to cooking, rape-seed oil is used in a variety of other applications, such as biofuels, lubricants, and cosmetics. Its versatility and health benefits have made it a popular ingredient in kitchens around the world.

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