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Is vegetable oils and fat vegan?

Vegetable oils and fat is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is vegetable oils and fat?

Vegetable oils and fats are essential ingredients in cooking and baking. They are extracted from various plant sources, including seeds, fruits, and nuts. These oils and fats are rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which are vital for maintaining a healthy diet. Vegetable oils are versatile and can be used for frying, sautéing, and baking. They are also used as a base for salad dressings and sauces. Vegetable fats are solid at room temperature and are commonly used in baked goods such as cakes, cookies, and pastries. When consumed in moderation, vegetable oils and fats can contribute to a balanced and nutritious diet.

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