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The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

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Blackcurrants - Ribes nigrum - hanging on a branch of a bush, green background.
© Public Domain, Paolo Neo, Wikimedia

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

Block of cocoa butter, pale yellow to light yellow in color and also used in medicine and cosmetics.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, David Monniaux, Wikimedia Commons

Cocoa butter
Cocoa butter, which consists of 60 % saturated fatty acids, can be stored in a cool, dark place for up to two years. It is also available as a raw product. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (2.8g) 28:1 (0.1g) ALA

Fenugreek Seed - Trigonella foenum graecum on wooden spoon with leaves and seeds around it.
© Bought from kostrez, fotolia

Fenugreek seed
Fenugreek seeds are used as a spice and taste aromatic and slightly bitter. Since ancient times, they have also been used in traditional medicine. Water 8.8%  66/26/07  LA : ALA

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

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

Sodium bicarbonate: natron (baking soda)
© Public Domain, Thavox, Wikipedia

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

Mineral water: bottle of mineral water on a rock, behind it are plants.
© Courtesy of Informationszentrale Deutsches Mineralwasser

Mineral water
Mineral water, almost always sold bottled, is sourced from natural mineral springs. The composition of the water varies depending on the source. Water 100.0%  00/00/00  LA : ALA

Homemade soy milk in drinking glasses, in front of and next to soybeans open.
© Bought from Davizro Photography, fotolia

Soy milk, soya beverage, soy drink
Soy milk or drink is made from soy beans and water. This soya beverage can be used as a replacement for dairy milk. It is also the basis for making tofu. Water 88.0%  56/29/15  LA : ALA

Tart cherries still on the tree (Prunus cerasus), easily mistaken for  sweet cherries
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Clayoquot, Wikipedia

Tart cherries
Red tart cherries have a fruity, tart flavor and are a favorite for making jam, marmelade, and compote. Water 86.1%  90/07/02  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, ground mace (Myristica fragrans)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

Ground mace
Mace is the obtained from the outer covering of nutmeg and is used as a cooking spice. Its flavor is often described as a combination of cinnamon and pepper. Water 8.2%  56/07/36  LA (4.3g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA

Spices, salt, and sugar: spices, ground tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus)
© CC-0 1.0, Dominikmatus, Wikipedia

Ground tarragon is an aromatic kitchen spice. It contains a lot of potassium and has a positive effect on the digestion and gallbladder. Water 7.7%  63/28/09  LA (0.7g) 1:4 (3g) ALA

Capers, pickled (Capparis spinosa): pickled capers in a bowl
© Public Domain, Danielle Keller, Wikipedia

Capers cannot be eaten raw. Pickled capers have a savory, spicy flavor. Water 83.8%  60/29/11  LA (0.1g) 1:2 (0.2g) ALA

Fresh borage - Borago officinalis, with edible, fuzzy green leaves.
© Public Domain, Victor M. Vicente Selvas, Wikipedia

Fresh borage
Fresh borage has a cucumber-like taste and adds a refreshing flavor to salads and sauces. In naturopathic healing, skin inflammations are treated with borage. Water 93.0%  55/32/13  LA : ALA

White cabbage and all of the ingredients and tools for making  sauerkraut.
© Bought from kab-vision, fotolia

Sauerkraut, with liquid
Sauerkraut, fermented in liquid, is rich in lactic acid, vitamins, and minerals. You can also buy raw sauerkraut that is ready to eat. Water 92.5%  80/17/03  LA : ALA

Glued pearl tapioca with cranberries in the middle
© CC-by 2.0, orphanjones from Berkeley, Wikimedia

Pearl tapioca
Pearl tapioca is used as a binder and an ingredient in Asian dishes. It is made from gluten-free tapioca starch that is extracted from the cassava root. Water 11.0%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: lamb’s lettuce, raw (Valerianella locusta)
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Zyance, Wikipedia

Lambʼs lettuce
Lamb’s lettuce has a mild, nutty flavor and is used in many different salads. It is a favorite green as it is a good source of many vitamins and minerals. Water 92.8%  60/33/07  LA : ALA

Black wild rice (water rice), raw - Zizania spp. in red-brown ceramic bowl.
© Bought from lucky elephant, fotolia

Wild rice (Canadian rice, water oats)
Aromatic wild rice (Canadian rice, water oats) is not a wild form of common rice, but instead a grass from which the grain can be harvested and used like rice. Water 7.8%  83/16/01  LA (0.4g) 1:1 (0.3g) ALA

Dark chocolate (left to right): high percentage of cacao (about 75 %). One bar with added chili.
© CC-by 3.0, Simon A. Eugster, Wikipedia Dark chocolate

Dark chocolate (70–85 % cacao)
Dark chocolate has a higher percentage of cacao than other types of chocolate and is a better choice for people who are lactose intolerant. Water 1.4%  48/08/44  LA : ALA

Dry yeast or baker's yeast, heaped in measuring spoon over individual granules.
© Bought from Brent Hofacker, Adobe

Dry yeast
Dry yeast is a baking yeast commonly used as a leavening agent for breads and baked goods, both at home and the bakery. Yeast is made inactive by dehydration. Water 5.1%  46/45/09  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, and wild plants, raw and untreated: parsley, fresh (Aloysia citrodora)
© CC0

Lemon verbena
Thanks to its citrus flavor, lemon verbena is often used as a seasoning. As a tea infusion, it has the effects of stimulating appetite and promoting digestion.   00/00/00  LA : ALA

Wild growing lingonberries (Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, W.J.Pilsak, Wikipedia

Lingonberries have a tart and slightly bitter flavor. They are rich in vitamins and minerals and are used in the treatment of urinary tract infections. Water 88.5%  92/03/05  LA (0.2g) 1:1 (0.2g) ALA