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Horseradish—Armoracia lapathifolia: Both the root and grated, on the left is freshly grated root.

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

Kidney beans, cooked, without salt, in white ceramic bowl.

Kidney beans, cooked, unsalted
Kidney beans have a very high protein content and are rich in vitamins and minerals. The beans owe their name to their kidney-like shape. Water 66.9%  71/27/02  LA 1:2 ALA

Black mustard (seed) - Brassica nigra - in a wooden spoon, surrounded by other spices.

Black mustard seed
Black mustard leaves work well as an ingredient for salads. The seeds can be used as a spice and have a beneficial effect on blood circulation. Water 5.5%  33/30/38  LA 1:1 ALA

Plate with raw, fermented cocao beans. These fermented beans contain hardly any caffeine.

Raw cacao beans, fermented
Raw cocao beans are fermented and sometime also peeled. The nutritional information comes from cocao powder and is therefore only a rough estimate. Water 3.0%  63/21/15  LA : ALA

Dried (white) mulberries on a wooden ladle and around it on a white background.

Carefully dried raw mulberries. The blackberry-like berries lose their color when they are dried and end up tasting almost like raisins without aftertaste. Water 9.8%  86/11/03  LA : ALA

Apple rings, dried or dried, apple and leaf of the apple tree behind.

Dried apple, untreated
Dried apples are available either untreated or treated with sulfur dioxide. They are a rich source of many vitamins and minerals but high in sugar. Water 31.8%  98/01/00  LA : ALA

Some raw maple of the sort "Nicola" in a heap - Solanum tuberosum.

White potato
The most common type of potatoes grown around the world are white. Like other varieties, they contain solanine and should only be eaten raw in small amounts. Water 81.6%  90/10/01  LA : ALA

Blocks of uncooked frozen spinach leaves

Frozen chopped or leaf spinach
Although the iron content of spinach was originally exaggerated, it is indeed rich in iron. Spinach is low in calories and contains many vitamins and minerals. Water 90.2%  50/43/07  LA : ALA

Seeds, raw, untreated: chestnuts (Castanea sativa)

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

Sun-dried chili peppers in a glass dish. Chili peppers in dry form also add rich flavor and a spicy taste to any dish.

Sun-dried chili pepper
Hot peppers are called chili peppers. Sun-dried chili peppers sold in stores are not always raw as they may have been heated as part of the production process. Water 7.2%  81/12/07  LA !:0 ALA

A pile of raw Granny Smith apples, ready-to-sell (Malus domestica)

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

Rice noodles, cooked, in a black bowl with a red accent color and black chopsticks

Rice noodles, cooked
Rice noodles are a gluten-free alternative that can be cooked in one to two minutes. White, whole wheat, and instant varieties are available. Water 73.8%  92/07/01  LA : ALA

Real Star Anise - Illicium verum: Scatters whole stars and single seeds from them.

Star anise
Star anise is a spice obtained from the ripe fruit of Illicium verum. The fruit is also used to treat digestive problems and coughs. Water 27.1%  54/09/37  LA !:0 ALA

Black beans, cooked with plenty of water and chili peppers in bowl.

Black beans, cooked, unsalted
Unlike dry black beans, cooked black beans can be eaten immediately. They work well as an ingredient for salads, soups, casseroles, and purées. Water 65.7%  72/27/02  LA 1:1 ALA

Fruit juices: unsweetened apple juice, without any added ascorbic acid

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

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: mustard powder (Sinapis alba and Brassica juncea)

Mustard powder
Mustard powder is made of ground mustard seeds. Depending on the seeds it contains, it will be somewhat hotter (brown or black seeds) or milder (white seeds). Water 5.3%  31/29/40  LA 2:1 ALA

Blackcurrants - Ribes nigrum - hanging on a branch of a bush, green background.

Blackcurrants have a uniquely intense, tart flavor. They have extremely high values of vitamin C, anthocyanins, and fiber (including pectin). Water 82.0%  89/08/02  LA : ALA

Sodium bicarbonate: natron (baking soda)

Baking soda
Baking soda is a raising agent used to make baking powder and sherbet. It is also found in medications that help prevent heartburn. Water 0.2%  00/00/00  LA : ALA

Semolina raw on wooden table with wooden ladle and sack standing behind.

Semolina, unenriched
Soft wheat semolina is mainly used for desserts, whereas durum wheat semolina is primarily used for hearty dishes such as semolina dumplings. Water 12.7%  84/15/01  LA : ALA

Wild growing ribwort plantain (Plantago lanceolata) in a field.

Ribwort plantain
Ribwort plantain is used in salads and as a medicinal herb with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial qualities.   00/00/00  LA : ALA