Rape is a well-known oil and feed crop of the mustard family. Rape is a very common and popular NON-GMO agriculture for planting in Estonia.
Rape seeds contain 35%‐50% fat, 18% - 31% protein, is well-balanced in regard to amino acids, 5%-7% cellulose (fiber). In accordance with the fat content and the sum of fat and protein, rape exceeds soy, and equals or exceeds sunflower and mustard.
Rapeseed oil consists of a large number of unsaturated fatty acids, which play a major role in the regulation of fat metabolism, while reducing the cholesterol level, the possibility of thrombi formation and a number of other diseases, including tumorous ones. It is not present in animal fats or exists in limited amounts. In addition, there is known that rapeseed oil contains substances that can stabilize radiation. It is high in omega-3 fatty acids.