Foundation Diet and Health
The best perspective for your health
The best perspective for your health
The best perspective for your health
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Salt or table salt sprinkled with salt shaker on a wooden table — generally we salt too much.
© Bought from Sabine Hürdler, fotolia
  • 0 kcal
  • Water 0%
  • 00/00/00 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
We consume far too much cooking salt or table salt. See text. It takes 3 months to wean the taste buds off cooking salt (salt).
Black pepper (Piper nigrum), black peppercorns on a table and spoon with crushed pepper.
© Bought from amy_lv, fotolia
  • 251 kcal
  • Water 12%
  • 82/13/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.69 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.15 g
Black pepper, which ranges from mild to fiery hot, is popular both whole and ground. Because it is blanched before drying, it is no longer available raw, but or
Tap water (drinking water): a young girl drinking water from the kitchen tap.
© Bought from gemenacom, fotolia
  • 0 kcal
  • Water 100%
  • 00/00/00 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Drinking water: Tap water or mineral water can have very different qualities and ingredients. See also carbonated mineral water.
Garlic, raw - Allium sativum: foreground bowl of garlic cloves, background whole onions.
© Bought from tumsubin, fotolia
  • 149 kcal
  • Water 59%
  • 83/16/01 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.23 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
Garlic (Chnobli, Knobi, Knofi, Knowwlich, Knofl, common garlic) has significant health benefits, but sales are exaggerated. Organic quality?
Onion raw, untreated - Allium cepa: young female seller shows us a handful of yellow onions.
© Bought from JackF, fotolia
  • 40 kcal
  • Water 89%
  • 89/10/01 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.01 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Onions are healthy, have an antibacterial effect and lower blood pressure and blood sugar. The small intestine cannot digest fructans and produces gases. Raw? O
Walnuts—Juglans regia: Walnuts in a small copper pot and scattered on a table.
© Bought from Melica, fotolia
  • 654 kcal
  • Water 4%
  • 15/16/69 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 38 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 9.1 g
Walnuts (tree nuts, raw walnuts) have the highest content of the omega-3 fatty acid ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) of all nuts. Organic quality?
Carrots, raw - Daucus carota - Girl in the garden with a bunch of fresh carrots in her hand.
© Bought from Tatyana Gladskih, fotolia
  • 41 kcal
  • Water 88%
  • 89/09/02 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.12 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Carrots (raw carrots) are a low-calorie vegetable with a relatively high content of color-giving carotenoids. Organic quality?
Oil: Olive oil in glass containers (front left) next to olives in wooden bowls.
© Bought from Jag_cz, fotolia
  • 884 kcal
  • Water 0%
  • 00/00/100 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 8.8 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.76 g
Olive oil is given too much importance. It has three times less Omega-3 than rapeseed oil. We use too much oil. See text with scientific studies. Raw? Organic?
Parsley, fresh - Petroselinum crispum - in a pot on a white window sill, left a watering can.
© Bought from dusk, fotolia
  • 36 kcal
  • Water 88%
  • 63/29/08 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.12 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Parsley, fresh, raw (leaf parsley, parsile) has many alternative names such as parsley, peterle, peterling etc. and brings us interesting ingredients.
Lemon juice, raw: The glass pitcher with a handle contains lemon juice diluted with water. In the background to the left are two lemon halves and  glasses.
© Bought from karandaev, fotolia
  • 22 kcal
  • Water 92%
  • 92/05/03 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.01 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Raw lemon juice is often used when a drink or dish needs acidic freshness. Organic? Antioxidants work against discoloration of other ingredients.
Ginger, raw - Zingiber officinale: A wooden bowl containing ground ginger is on the left. Ginger is usually purchased as fresh ginger root, shown on the right.
© Bought from sriba3, fotolia
  • 80 kcal
  • Water 79%
  • 87/09/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.12 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Raw ginger is a food and medicinal plant in one. Its characteristic fruity spiciness is due to the ingredient gingerol. Organic?
Fresh unpeeled lemon, to the left of it a glass containing lemon juice. In the background are a citrus reamer (on the left) and a lemon juicer (to the right).
© Bought from Africa Studio, fotolia
  • 29 kcal
  • Water 89%
  • 87/10/03 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.06 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
When using raw lemons (limes), only use the peel if it is organic. The peel has much more to offer than the fruit.
Cilantro (fresh coriander): Leaves in a small wooden bowl with some coriander seeds in front of it.
© Bought from sommai, fotolia
  • 23 kcal
  • Water 92%
  • 58/34/08 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
The raw green coriander leaves (coriander leaves) smell lemony and peppery and taste sour and spicy, which some people find unpleasantly soapy.
Brown flax seeds in a wooden bowl, flax flower on the right: Linum usitatissimum.
© Bought from nikolaydonetsk, fotolia
  • 534 kcal
  • Water 7%
  • 32/20/47 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 5.9 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 23 g
Linseed (golden linseed, flax) has the highest concentration of the polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) at 23 g/100 g.
Pouring refined rapeseed oil from a bottle into a glass bowl surrounded by rapeseed flowers.
© Bought from uaPieceofCake, Adobe
  • 895 kcal
  • 00/00/100 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 19 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 7.1 g
Refined rapeseed oil is light yellow, tasteless and can be heated to around 180-200 °C. Organic rapeseed oil is usually cold-pressed or physically refined.
Sea salt in a burlap sack and wooden containers. Sea salt is produced from sea water collected in salt evaporation ponds. Sea salt does not contain iodine.
© Bought from AlenKadr, fotolia
  • 0 kcal
  • Water 2%
  • 00/00/00 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Sea salt is evaporated sea water. The best-known representative on the market is the hand-scooped "Fleur de Sel". Raw? Organic?
Tomato, red, ripe, raw - Solanum lycopersicum: a gardener is harvesting in the greenhouse.
© Bought from industrieblick, fotolia
  • 18 kcal
  • Water 95%
  • 78/18/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.08 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Red tomatoes, ripe and raw, are rich in carotenoids. They are used in cold and warm dishes or their flesh is processed further. Organic?
Red chili peppers, raw — Capsicum frutescens — still on the vine.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Risacher, Wikipedia
  • 40 kcal
  • Water 88%
  • 79/17/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.23 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Red chili peppers add a special spiciness to spicy dishes, whether raw, dried or cooked. Make sure they are organic.
Canola oil in a small bottle surrounded by canola flowers. Canola oil is processed from ripe seeds.
© Bought from photocrew, fotolia
  • 884 kcal
  • Water 0%
  • 00/00/100 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 19 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 9.1 g
Rapeseed oil (canola, HOLL oil, rapeseed oil) has a significantly higher proportion of essential fatty acids than olive oil. Look for the labels cold-pressed, o
Sweet peppers, Capsicum annuum, raw: red, yellow and green on a wooden plate.
© Bought from naltik, fotolia
  • 31 kcal
  • Water 92%
  • 82/14/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
Red bell peppers taste sweet when raw and contain hardly any capsaicin compared to chili peppers. There are green, yellow and red varieties of bell pepper. Orga