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Raw, untreated shallots (Allium ascalonicum) on a pile.
© CC-0 1.0, Hans Braxmeier, Wikimedia

Shallot
The flavor of shallots comes out best in raw dishes. The substances they contain seem to reduce the risk of stomach cancer and have an anti-inflammatory effect. Water 79.8%  87/13/01  LA : ALA
72 kCal

Rolled oats in a wooden bowl next to a bundle of oats (Avena sativa L.) and scattered rolled oats.
© Bought from Timmary, fotolia

Rolled oats (raw?)
Rolled oats without additives are a staple food made from oat groats. Those sold at the grocery store are never raw. See text. Water 10.8%  77/15/07  LA (2.2g) 22:1 (0.1g) ALA
379 kCal

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

Potato
Potatoes are an important basic staple with a high starch content. They should be eaten raw only in small amounts because of the solanine in the skin. Water 79.2%  89/10/00  LA : ALA
77 kCal

Raw cauliflower (Brassica oleracea) before harvest in a field.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rasbak, Wikipedia

Cauliflower
Cauliflower is a popular vegetable in the cabbage family. It has a mild flavor, is easy to digest, is used in many raw food recipes, and is rich in vitamin C. Water 92.1%  69/27/04  LA : ALA
25 kCal

Coconut shell on wooden board filled with dates, lying next to dates.
© Bought from elenarui, fotolia

Date, deglet nour
Thanks to its honey-like taste, the Deglet Nour variety of dates are very popular in Central Europe. They have a soft texture and sweet taste. Water 20.5%  96/03/01  LA : ALA
282 kCal

Leeks, Allium ampeloprasum: Leek stalks on burlap in a wooden crate. The leaves and root end are often still on the leeks when purchased at the market.
© Bought from Brent Hofacker, fotolia

Leek
The typical smell of leeks comes from the sulfur compound propanthial S-oxide and gives soups, casseroles, and other dishes an aromatic flavor. Water 83.0%  89/09/02  LA : ALA
61 kCal

Celery, raw - Apium graveolens - washed and pre-cleaned on a wooden surface.
© Bought from Printemps, fotolia

Celery root
Celery root is used either as a side dish or a hearty ingredient, especially in soups and stews. It can be cooked, or eaten raw. Water 88.0%  84/14/03  LA : ALA
42 kCal

Quinoa, dry: three wooden measuring scoops with three different varieties of quinoa.
© Bought from Elena Schweitzer, fotolia

Quinoa, raw, organic?
Raw sold quinoa (organic?) has had the outer coating removed. It contains all of the essential amino acids and more iron and magnesium than other grains Water 13.3%  76/17/07  LA (3g) 11:1 (0.3g) ALA
368 kCal

Almond milk in bottle and drinking glass surrounded by almonds with shell and open almonds.
© Bought from Madeleine Steinbach, fotolia

Almond milk
Almond milk is a plant-based drink made from almonds and water. It is used as an alternative to dairy milk. Water 84.6%  23/23/54  LA : ALA
93 kCal

Dried white pumpkin seeds next to an edible pumpkin. Seeds from non-edible pumpkins are poisonous.
© Bought from Tatiana Gorbunova (Татьяна Горбунова), Adobe

Pumpkin seeds (organic?)
Dried pumpkin seeds are rich in nutrients and particularly popular in America as a snack, but also add a finishing touch to many dishes. Buy them organic. Water 5.2%  12/34/55  LA (20.7g) 172:1 (0.1g) ALA
559 kCal

Vegan stock in a jar. A variety of stocks are available commercially in liquid or powder form.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Vegan stock
Vegetable stock is used as a base for soups and sauces. Foods that are cooked in stock have more flavor, and high-quality vegetable stock doesn’t contain salt. Water 96.1%  74/10/16  LA : ALA
16 kCal

Spring onion / winter onion - Allium fistulosum - bundled.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Jonathunder, Wikipedia

Scallion
Scallions don’t have fully developed bulbs as do shallots and onions; instead, they are more similar to leeks. They have a milder taste than onions. Water 89.8%  78/20/02  LA : ALA
32 kCal

A spoon of coarse brown sugar held over a jar of brown sugar.
© Bought from nito, fotolia

Brown sugar
Brown sugar tastes a little like caramel and is a popular ingredient for cakes, cookies, and sweets. Water 1.3%  100/00/00  LA : ALA
380 kCal

Curry powder in black bowl and wooden spoon. Curry is a mixture of about 12 spices.
© Bought from ALF photo, fotolia

Curry powder
Curry powder is a spice mix that contains about 13 different ingredients. It is used to season a wide variety of sauces and dishes. Water 8.8%  66/17/17  LA (2.8g) 11:1 (0.3g) ALA
325 kCal

Lemons in and around a dish, with two sliced halves.
© Bought from Igor Butseroga, fotolia

Lemon, raw (organic?)
A raw lemon’s most valuable nutrients are found in the yellow part of the peel. You should opt for organic lemons if you are going to use the peel. Water 88.8%  77/12/10  LA : ALA
39 kCal

Paprika powder in a bowl: In Europe, especially popular in Hungary, Spain and Portugal.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Sweet ground paprika
Sweet ground paprika has a mild, sweet flavor. The red powder is obtained by grinding dried bell peppers. Water 9.3%  67/18/16  LA (7.5g) 8:1 (0.9g) ALA
357 kCal

African American mother pours freshly squeezed orange juice into her daughter's drinking glass.
© Bought from lightfield studios, fotolia

Orange juice
Orange juice is made by squeezing oranges. Also known as OJ, it is the most popular juice in the world. Water 88.3%  92/06/02  LA : ALA
45 kCal

Immature, ripe, peeled and cut hazelnuts (Corylus spp.).
© Bought from Valentina R., fotolia

Hazelnuts
Hazelnuts include any of the nuts from species of the genus Corylus; the nuts of the species Corylus avellana are those that are most widely available today. Water 5.3%  18/16/66  LA (7.1g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA
628 kCal

Herbs: spices, dried oregano (Origanum vulgare)
© CC-0 1.0, Henna, Wikipedia

Dried oregano
Oregano plays a major role in Italian, Greek, and Spanish cuisines. It has a slightly bitter and warm taste. Oregano is closely related to sweet majoram. Water 9.9%  84/11/05  LA (0.7g) 1:1 (0.6g) ALA
265 kCal

Macadamia nut, raw: cracked macadamia in shell, next to uncooked and macadamia oil.
© Bought from Luis Echeverri Urrea, fotolia

Macadamia nuts
Originally from Australia, today Macadamia nuts are popular around the globe. They have a delicate almond-like taste but are poisonous for cats and dogs. Water 1.4%  14/08/78  LA (1.3g) 6:1 (0.2g) ALA
718 kCal