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One sliced and one whole grapefruit with red pulp.
© CC-by-sa 2.5, Raeky, Wikipedia

Grapefruit
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
32 kcal

Raw, untreated mandarins (Citrus reticulata) on a mandarin tree.
© Public Domain, Batholith, Wikipedia

Mandarin
Mandarins, which have been cultivated in China for centuries, are the largest group of citrus plants and boast high levels of vitamin C. Water 85.2%  92/06/02  LA : ALA
53 kcal

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
21 kcal

Spirulina spp. as powders and tablets. Cultivated and usually heat-dried.
© Bought from Elena Schweitzer, fotolia

Spirulina powder (never raw!)
Spirulina, part of the family of cyanobacteria, is rich in nutrients. It used to be categorized as blue-green algae because of its bluish phycocyanin pigment. Water 4.7%  27/65/09  LA (1.3g) 2:1 (0.8g) ALA
290 kcal

Different varieties of pumpkins (Cucurbita spp.), a prairie in the background.
© Bought from erna_p, fotolia

Pumpkin (Squash), raw
Pumpkins (Squash) can be eaten both raw and cooked. Please see recipes for pumpkin. Bitter pumpkins should net be used even when cooked. Water 91.6%  86/13/01  LA : ALA
26 kcal

Image of an unripe, not yet harvested artichoke (Cynara scolymus).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Überraschungsbilder, Wikipedia

Artichokes, (globe or french), raw
The artichoke is a flowering vegetable and can also be eaten raw. It stimulates the appetite, stimulates digestion and lowers cholesterol. Water 84.9%  75/23/01  LA : ALA
47 kcal

Image of a not yet ripe, raw baby zucchini (Cucurbita spp.) in the garden.
© Public Domain, Meanos, Wikimedia Commons

Baby zucchini, raw
Baby zucchini are the mini version of standard zucchini. As they are not yet mature, they are very tender and flavorful. Don’t eat zucchini that tastes bitter. Water 92.7%  50/44/06  LA : ALA
21 kcal

Hanging quinces on a tree, ready for harvest (Cydonia oblonga).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Lazaregagnidze, Wikimedia

Quince, raw
Fresh quinces have a fruity and sour flavor. They are rich in beneficial nutrients and can be used to make a wide range of dishes, including chutneys and jams. Water 83.8%  97/03/01  LA : ALA
57 kcal

Hazelnut Oil - Corylus spp. - in a glass carafe, surrounded by hazelnuts and the cone.
© Bought from Barbara Pheby, fotolia

Hazelnut oil (raw, organic?)
Hazelnut oil is a spicy vegetable oil with a nutty taste. Like other native nut oils, it can be used wonderfully to refine dressings. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (10.1g) !:0 (0g) ALA
884 kcal

Sweet soy sauce in a small white porcelain bowl, surrounded by two chop sticks and blossom.
© Bought from PhotoSG, fotolia

Ketjap manis (sweet soy sauce)
Ketjap manis is a dark, sweet, and slightly salty Indonesian soy sauce with a syrupy consistency. It is used to season a wide variety of dishes and dips. Water 48.2%  94/06/00  LA : ALA
197 kcal

Rose water (Rosa centifolia): rose water in a glass with petals as decoration.
© Bought from irenastar, fotolia

Rose water
Rose water consists of the essential oils of several varieties of roses dissolved in water. It is both a skin care product as well as a flavoring ingredient. Water 99.4%  90/01/09  LA : ALA
1 kcal

Black currant leaves and black currants on a bush (Ribes nigrum).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Bernt Fransson, Wikipedia

Currant leaves
Currant leaves are a flavorsome addition to soups and salads. Black currant leaves, in particular, are well known as a natural remedy for inflammation.   00/00/00  LA : ALA
0 kcal

Ginger, candied (ginger root) in a white bowl, to the left of it ginger roots, the rhizome.
© Bought from nedim_b, fotolia

Candied ginger (ginger root)
Candied ginger (ginger root) is a hot and sweet delicacy that you can make yourself. Ginger can help with malaise and colds. Water 34.9%  99/01/01  LA : ALA
257 kcal

The bright red-orange flower of the nasturtium - Tropaeolum majus.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Paul Adam, Wikipedia

Nasturtium, fresh (raw, organic?)
The nasturtium is native to South and Central America. It adorns gardens with its yellow-orange flowers and enriches salads with a pleasant spiciness. Water 90.6%  60/34/06  LA : ALA
31 kcal

Lovage - Levisticum officinale L. - on a round wooden kitchen board.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Lovage
Lovage (Maggi herb, nut stick, nut herb, lust stick) is used to season foods such as vegetables, salads and soups (similar to Maggi seasoning). Water 86.4%  65/28/07  LA (0.3g) 1:1 (0.2g) ALA
48 kcal

Yellow archangel - Golden nettle in the wild, flowers (closed and open) and leaves.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Natalie Sidler, eigenes Bild

Yellow archangel
Yellow archangel is used as a base for teas, salads, and soups. Young leaves and shoots are harvested from March to May.   00/00/00  LA : ALA
0 kcal

Ripe, thin-skinned persimmons, raw, with a soft texture, often with 1-3 seed stones.
© Bought from vkuslandia, Adobe

Persimmon
Persimmons have a sweet flavor that is reminiscent of apricots and pears. The lightly bitter taste comes from the tannins they contain. Water 79.6%  95/03/02  LA : ALA
76 kcal

Sauerkraut juice or sauerkraut drink in drinking glass, right next to it fresh sauerkraut in bowl.
© Bought from PhotoSG, fotolia

Sauerkraut juice
Sauerkraut juice has very few calories, is well tolerated and stimulates digestion. Fermented foods are a proven home remedy used to counteract constipation. Water 97.2%  65/31/04  LA : ALA
12 kcal

Goji berries, dried (Lycium barbarum), next to a ruler to show the actual size
© CC-by-sa 3.0, 利用者:KENPEI, Wikimedia Commons

Dried goji berries
Dried goji berries are rich in vitamins and minerals and can be sprinkled on top of muesli or granola to add variety and extra nutrients. Water 7.5%  84/16/00  LA : ALA
349 kcal

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
357 kcal

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