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Roasted peanuts, peeled on table board and wooden spoon, behind in wooden bowl.
© Bought from chas53, fotolia

Dry-roasted peanuts, unsalted
Peanuts in their shells are usually available dry, unsalted, and roasted in Europe and Northern America. Raw peanuts carry too great a risk of mold. Water 1.8%  22/26/52  LA (9.7g) !:0 (0g) ALA

Lupine flour (Lupinus albus) in wooden bowl. The sweet lupine L. angustifolius is also a supplier.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Lupine flour
Lupine flour contains all of the important amino acids and is also low in purine. It is suitable for baking and making protein-rich drinks. Water 6.2%  47/44/09  LA (2.1g) 4:1 (0.5g) ALA

Greek oregano (Origanum vulgare subsp. hirtum): photo from Greek oregano growing wild.
© CC-by 3.0, Forest & Kim Starr, Wikipedia

Greek oregano
Greek oregano has a very intense flavor that is retained when the spice heated. It is commonly used as a spice for salads, soups, marinades, and dips. Water 82.3%  74/13/12  LA (0.2g) 1:4 (0.8g) ALA

A carafe of peanut oil, peanuts in their shell to the right, and a spoonful of shelled peanuts in the foreground.
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia

Peanut oil
Peanut oil has a mild, savory flavor. It is a good choice to use with a number of dishes, for example, for stir-fries, deep-fried dishes, and salad dressings. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (32g) !:0 (0g) ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried basil (Ocimum basilicum)
© CC-0 1.0, Henna, Wikipedia

Dried basil
Dried basil is used primarily as a spice in the kitchen. It is also used in traditional medicine, for example, as an essential oil. Water 10.4%  64/31/05  LA (0.2g) 1:1 (0.3g) ALA

Horseradish (Moringa olifera, miracle tree) left: fresh leaves, dried and powder on the right.
© Bought from samuelgarces, fotolia

Moringa tree (moringa), leaves, raw
Moringa leaves (moringa tree, drumstick tree) are very nutritious. The pods and leaves are used as vegetables while the root is used as a spicy seasoning. Water 78.7%  43/49/07  LA : ALA

Algae and marine plants, also dried: seaweed, agar-agar, dried
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Unkky, Wikipedia

Agar-agar
Agar-agar is obtained from algae and often used as a vegetarian substitute for gelatin. It is also used in research and medicine. Water 8.7%  93/07/00  LA : ALA

Ripe passion fruit (Passiflora edulis) on a plate — a half of a passion fruit is shown in front
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Passion fruit, skin removed
The most common types of passion fruit are the smaller dark purple variety and the larger yellowish green variety. Both are somewhat wrinkled when ripe. Water 72.9%  89/08/03  LA : ALA

Close-up of starchy Russet potatoes (uncooked)
© CC-by-sa 2.5, Steve Caruso, Wikipedia

Russet potato
Russet potatoes are a common variety of starchy potatoes. They are therefore good for baking and mashing. Water 78.6%  89/11/00  LA : ALA

Chickpeas - Cicer arietinum - in wooden jar with open wooden lid.
© Bought from masanyanka, fotolia

Chickpeas, dry
Chickpeas are used as an ingredient in stews, soups and purees. They have a very mild, slightly nutty aroma. You should not eat them raw. Water 7.7%  70/23/07  LA (2.6g) 26:1 (0.1g) ALA

Cornstarch (maize starch) in small orange ceramic bowl surrounded by corn.
© Bought from minadezhda, fotolia

Cornstarch
Cornstarch was was discovered in 1840 by Thomas Kingsford. It is normally used today, whereas potato starch or grain starches used to be more common. Water 8.3%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Pomegranate on napkin, glass carafe with classic pomegranate syrup next to it.
© Bought from BillionPhotos.com, fotolia

Pomegranate syrup
Classic pomegranate syrup contains only the juice of pomegranates and sugar, without the addition of any ingredients that would change the taste. Water 67.9%  92/05/03  LA : ALA

Poppy seeds (Papaver somniferum) with poppy flower and seed pods, ready to harvest seeds
© Bought from 201122, Adobe

Poppy seeds, raw (organic?)
Poppy seeds are the seeds of the opium poppy. They have a mild, nutty taste and are used primarily in desserts and baked goods. Water 6.0%  32/21/47  LA (28.3g) 104:1 (0.3g) ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, saffron  (Crocus sativus)
© CC-by-sa 4.0, Hubertl, Wikipedia

Saffron
Saffron threads contain substances such as picrocrocin, which is responsible for its taste, and crocin, which gives it a golden yellow color. Water 11.9%  79/14/07  LA (0.8g) 1:2 (1.2g) ALA

Fruit juices: unsweetened apple juice, without any added ascorbic acid
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Verband der deutschen Fruchtsaftindustrie e.V., Wikimedia Commons

Unsweetened apple juice
Unsweetened apple juice is used not only as a drink, but also as an ingredient for sauces and baked goods. It is sweet even though no extra sugar is added. Water 88.2%  98/01/01  LA : ALA

A pile of raw Granny Smith apples, ready-to-sell (Malus domestica)
© CC-by 2.0, Deborah Fitchett, flickr.com

Granny Smith apple
The green Granny Smith cultivar is one of the most sour apple varieties. It is rich in antioxidants and phenols and tastes crisp and refreshing eaten raw. Water 85.5%  96/03/01  LA : ALA

Close-up of chestnuts and their prickly fruit cup (cupula). Castanea sativa.
© GFDL 1.2, Fir0002, Wikipedia

Chestnut, untreated
Chestnuts have a sweet, and nutty flavor. They are high in starch but low in protein and fat. Gluten-free chestnut flour is a good option for celiac patients. Water 48.6%  91/05/05  LA : ALA

Peanut butter, coarse-grained, without salt in a white plate, peanuts in shell and open.
© Bought from Jiri Hera, fotolia

Chunky peanut butter, unsalted
Peanut butter is made from ground peanuts and is a favorite ingredient in Asian dishes. It is important to buy a variety that doesn’t contain any additives. Water 1.1%  23/25/52  LA (13.9g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA

Unripe (young) coconut with plenty of fluid and little pulp, one open.
© Bought from antpkr, fotolia

Fresh young coconut meat
Young coconuts contain coconut water and meat. The meat of young coconuts is thinner, softer, and lower in fat than that of older, riper coconuts.   53/12/35  LA : ALA

Horseradish—Armoracia lapathifolia: Both the root and grated, on the left is freshly grated root.
© Bought from Eskymaks, fotolia

Horseradish root
Horseradish is known for its hot and spicy flavor. The root is grated and added to sauces, and as a medicinal remedy it is used to strengthen the immune system. Water 85.1%  86/09/05  LA : ALA

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