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Coriander seed, (Coriandrum sativum): wooden scoop and bowl, cilantro plant on the left in the back.
© Bought from sommai, fotolia
  • 298 kcal
  • Water 9%
  • 65/15/21 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 1.8 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Coriander seeds (organic) are used whole or ground as a spice. Raw and unroasted, they contain essential oils (such as linalool and geraniol).
Zucchini—Curcubita pepo: Zucchini on a wooden board with slices of the vegetable in the foreground and zucchini blossoms in the background.
© Bought from volff, fotolia
  • 17 kcal
  • Water 95%
  • 67/26/07 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.06 g
Zucchini has many uses (it can also be eaten raw). It is easy to digest, low in calories and rich in vitamins. Organic?
10 Medjool dates in a basket, arranged individually in paper liners. Called Madjool dates in the US.
© Bought from denira, fotolia
  • 277 kcal
  • Water 21%
  • 97/02/00 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Compared to other types of dates, the date variety Medjool, Madjhool or Madjoo, raw, is characterized by its very fruity taste. Organic?
Cherry tomatoes weigh 18 grams on average; in comparison, a tomato weighs about 110 grams.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Ernst Erb, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz
  • 18 kcal
  • Water 95%
  • 78/18/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.08 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Fresh raw cherry tomatoes are smaller than classic tomatoes and very aromatic. Prefer organic quality.
Wooden spoon with grated nutmeg and a partly grated nutmeg next to it.
© Bought from andregric, fotolia
  • 525 kcal
  • Water 6%
  • 54/06/40 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.35 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
We use nutmeg (raw, organic?), ground or grated, together because the differences are small. Use nutmeg in small doses as it quickly becomes poisonous.
Sun-dried tomatoes without salt in a white porcelain bowl - Solanum lycopersicum.
© Bought from bigacis, Shutterstock
  • 258 kcal
  • Water 15%
  • 77/19/04 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 1.1 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Dried tomatoes (organic?) contain about 15% instead of 95% water, which increases the monosodium glutamate to 5%. Usually no longer raw in the sense of raw food
Chili flakes (Capsicum annuum), a small pile on a white background.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Andreas Kaiser (Anka), Neu-Ulm Pfuhl, Germany, Kochwiki
  • 324 kcal
  • Water 7%
  • 81/12/07 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 3.1 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
Chili flakes with or without seeds are raw, depending on how they are produced. Similar to chili powder, they increase the spiciness of dishes. Available in org
Bay leaf—Laurus nobilis: Two bay leaves are on the left, and a wooden measuring scoop with crushed bay leaves is on the right.
© Bought from andriigorulko, fotolia
  • 313 kcal
  • Water 5%
  • 82/08/09 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 1.2 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 1.0 g
The shiny, aromatic leaves of the bay laurel can be used fresh/raw and dried - for a piquant, spicy aroma. Organic quality?
Vegetables, raw, untreated: spinach, raw (Spinacia oleracea)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rameshng, Wikimedia
  • 23 kcal
  • Water 91%
  • 53/42/06 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.14 g
Spinach (vegetable spinach) is rich in vitamins and minerals. Despite the high oxalic acid content, raw spinach is also healthy in reasonable amounts.
A young gardener is displaying a bundle of fresh red beets—Beta vulgaris.
© Bought from mimagephotos, fotolia
  • 43 kcal
  • Water 88%
  • 84/14/01 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.06 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Beetroot can be used raw, cooked or boiled. They stand out with their red colour and are considered healthy, but they contain a lot of oxalic acid. Organic?
Mustard seeds, processed to paste, in lockable glass container such as preserving jar (Weck jar).
© Bought from bilderhexchen, fotolia
  • 60 kcal
  • Water 84%
  • 45/29/26 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.36 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.37 g
Mustard (Mostert, Mostrich) is a paste made from ground mustard seeds (organic?) that tastes mildly sweet to spicy, depending on the ingredient and process. Raw
Raw, untreated shallots (Allium ascalonicum) on a pile.
© CC-0 1.0, Hans Braxmeier, Wikimedia
  • 72 kcal
  • Water 80%
  • 87/13/01 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
The aroma of shallots is best enjoyed raw. Their ingredients have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and are said to reduce the risk of cancer. Organi
A bunch of fresh organic basil, on a wood background (Ocimum basilicum).
© Bought from Billion Photos, Shutterstock
  • 23 kcal
  • Water 92%
  • 41/49/10 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.07 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.32 g
Fresh basil (organic) is a popular spice in Mediterranean cuisine. The leaves are more aromatic raw (fresh) than cooked or dried.
Glass container and wooden spoon with coconut oil — pieces of coconut in  the foreground.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia
  • 892 kcal
  • Water 0%
  • 00/00/100 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 1.7 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
Coconut oil (coconut oil, coconut fat) has too many saturated fatty acids (82%) and is solid up to about 25°C. It is organic and, depending on the process, avai
Bananas (Musa acuminata Colla): A peeled banana and banana chunks in the foreground, banana bunch.
© Bought from nata_vkusidey, fotolia
  • 89 kcal
  • Water 75%
  • 94/04/01 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.05 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Raw bananas / dessert bananas provide a balanced mix of carbohydrates. They lack the fat that is important for the nerves and brain. Compensate! Organic quality
Two types of potatoes—Solanum tuberosum: A seller is reaching for red potatoes. There are many varieties to choose from depending on the use.
© Bought from JackF, fotolia
  • 77 kcal
  • Water 79%
  • 89/10/00 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
The potato is a staple food with very starchy flesh. Only small amounts of it can be eaten raw because of the solanine in the skin. Organic quality?
Dried chia seeds in a hexagonal bowl with awooden spoon (Salvia hispanica)
© Bought from Alexander Ruiz, fotolia
  • 486 kcal
  • Water 6%
  • 47/19/34 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 5.8 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 18 g
Chia or chia seeds (raw, organic?) behave almost like flax seeds: high content of omega-3 fatty acids (ALA) and antioxidants. Can thin the blood.
Raw sweet potatoes, one of which cut open on old wooden surface. Ipomoea batatas.
© Bought from karepa, fotolia
  • 86 kcal
  • Water 77%
  • 93/07/00 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.01 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Sweet potatoes (butterfly, white potatoes), unlike ordinary potatoes, are not nightshade plants.
Tied bundle of kale (Brassica oleracea) on a white background.
© CC-0 1.0, Evan-Amos, Wikipedia
  • 49 kcal
  • Water 84%
  • 63/31/07 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.14 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.18 g
Kale is one of the foods richest in vitamin K, but it offers much more! Depending on the recipe, it can be used raw, cooked or baked. Organic?
Mango, raw - Mangifera indica: Cut into pieces (in wooden container), in front of a whole mango.
© Bought from volff, fotolia
  • 60 kcal
  • Water 83%
  • 93/05/02 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.05 g
The mango can be eaten raw or cooked. The fruit can be processed into juice, compote, jam, ice cream or other dishes. Organic quality?