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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Ripe Fava beans (broad beans), raw - Vicia faba: open, unripe pods show us the typical kidney-bean shape of broad beans
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Shelled fava beans (broad beans)
(Shelled) Broad beans have a high starch and protein content. They are used as an ingredient for salads, soups, and stews, and also as a vegetable side dish. Water 11.0%  68/30/02  LA : 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

Semolina raw on wooden table with wooden ladle and sack standing behind.
© Bought from iprachenko, fotolia

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

Grains, raw, untreated: short-grain white rice, uncooked
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Short-grain white rice
Short-grain rice has an increased starch content and is suitable for both hearty dishes like risotto and sweet dishes such as milk rice. Water 13.3%  92/08/01  LA : ALA

Real Star Anise - Illicium verum: Scatters whole stars and single seeds from them.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, les, Wikipedia

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 (2.6g) !:0 (0g) 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

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

Papaya still hanging on tree - Carica papaya: There are male and female trees.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, H. Zell, Wikipedia

Papayas contain many essential nutrients and vitamins. They are not only a nice fruit to eat, but are also used to treat digestive problems. Water 88.1%  94/04/02  LA : ALA

Cooking banana, raw, partly sliced, next to processed slices and flour from plantains.
© Bought from sewcream, fotolia

Plantains are inedible raw. Boiling, frying, and baking are popular cooking ways to cook plantains. Plantain flour is a good wheat-free alternative. Water 65.3%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

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

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: mustard powder (Sinapis alba and Brassica juncea)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

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 (5.9g) 2:1 (3.8g) ALA

Red raw lentils in a wooden spoon on a burlap mat.
© Bought from karelpesorna, Adobe

Dry red lentils
Red lentils contain high amounts of protein and are easy to digest. In addition, they are also rich in fiber, B vitamins, and minerals such as zinc. Water 7.8%  71/27/02  LA (0.9g) 4:1 (0.3g) ALA

Wild plant small sorrel - Rumex acetosella: flowering plants in stony soil.
© Bought from LFRabanedo, fotolia

Red sorrel, Rumex acetosella, sheep's sorrel, sour weed
Red sorrel, Rumex acetosella, sheep's sorrel or sour weed has a sour taste and contains many natural chemicals, including oxalic acid. Water 92.1%  47/48/05  LA : ALA

Dried tart cherries, Montmorency variety (left) and dried sweet cherries, Bing variety (right).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Geoff, Wikimedia Commons

Dried tart cherries, unsweetened
Dried, unsweetened tart cherries have a fruity, tart flavor and are a nice addition to muesli and granola as well as sweet dishes and desserts. Water 35.2%  93/04/02  LA (0.2g) 1:1 (0.2g) ALA

Tart cherries still on the tree (Prunus cerasus), easily mistaken for  sweet cherries
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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

Rhubarb fresh from the market, cut into plates on the right.
© Bought from Diana Taliun, fotolia

Rhubarb (organic?)
Rhubarb is popular thanks to its tart and refreshing flavor, as well as the fact that it is low in calories. Prefer organic! Water 93.6%  80/16/04  LA : ALA

Three raw figs (Ficus carica) plus one cut open, next to two dried ones.
© Bought from monticellllo, fotolia

Raw or dried figs are used in many appetizers and desserts. In natural medicine, sap from the leaves is used to treat warts and insect bites. Water 79.1%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Fruit, raw, untreated: white and red grapefruit, raw (Citrus paradisi)
© CC-by-sa 2.5, Raeky, Wikipedia

Depending on the variety, grapefruit may range from white-yellowish to deep red in color. Grapefruit may cause serious interactions with certain medicines. Water 90.9%  92/07/01  LA : ALA