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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 79.2%
  • 89/10/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
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.
Fresh squeezed lime juice in a glass, with a bowl containing honey to the left and surrounded by limes.
© Bought from tumsubin, fotolia
  • 25 kCal
  • Water 90.8%
  • 95/05/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Raw lime juice is added to dishes and drinks to give them a citrus taste. The juice is more flavorful than that of a lemon.
Raw cauliflower (Brassica oleracea) before harvest in a field.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rasbak, Wikipedia
  • 25 kCal
  • Water 92.1%
  • 69/27/04
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.01 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
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.
Coconut shell on wooden board filled with dates, lying next to dates.
© Bought from elenarui, fotolia
  • 282 kCal
  • Water 20.5%
  • 96/03/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
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.
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
  • 61 kCal
  • Water 83.0%
  • 89/09/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.07 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.10 g
The typical smell of leeks comes from the sulfur compound propanthial S-oxide and gives soups, casseroles, and other dishes an aromatic flavor.
Rolled oats in a wooden bowl next to a bundle of oats (Avena sativa L.) and scattered rolled oats.
© Bought from Timmary, fotolia
  • 379 kCal
  • Water 10.8%
  • 77/15/07
  • Ω-6 (LA) 2.2 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.10 g
Rolled oats without additives are a staple food made from oat groats. Those sold at the grocery store are never raw. See text.
Dried white pumpkin seeds next to an edible pumpkin. Seeds from non-edible pumpkins are poisonous.
© Bought from Tatiana Gorbunova (Татьяна Горбунова), Adobe
  • 559 kCal
  • Water 5.2%
  • 12/34/55
  • Ω-6 (LA) 21 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.12 g
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.
Celery, raw - Apium graveolens - washed and pre-cleaned on a wooden surface.
© Bought from Printemps, fotolia
  • 42 kCal
  • Water 88.0%
  • 84/14/03
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.15 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
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.
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
  • 16 kCal
  • Water 96.1%
  • 74/10/16
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.12 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.05 g
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.
Quinoa, dry: three wooden measuring scoops with three different varieties of quinoa.
© Bought from Elena Schweitzer, fotolia
  • 368 kCal
  • Water 13.3%
  • 76/17/07
  • Ω-6 (LA) 3.0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.26 g
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
Almond milk in bottle and drinking glass surrounded by almonds with shell and open almonds.
© Bought from Madeleine Steinbach, fotolia
  • 93 kCal
  • Water 84.6%
  • 23/23/54
  • Ω-6 (LA) 2.0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Almond milk is a plant-based drink made from almonds and water. It is used as an alternative to dairy milk.
A spoon of coarse brown sugar held over a jar of brown sugar.
© Bought from nito, fotolia
  • 380 kCal
  • Water 1.3%
  • 100/00/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Brown sugar tastes a little like caramel and is a popular ingredient for cakes, cookies, and sweets.
Spring onion / winter onion - Allium fistulosum - bundled.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Jonathunder, Wikipedia
  • 32 kCal
  • Water 89.8%
  • 78/20/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.07 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
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.
Lemons in and around a dish, with two sliced halves.
© Bought from Igor Butseroga, fotolia
  • 39 kCal
  • Water 88.8%
  • 77/12/10
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.22 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.09 g
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.
Curry powder in black bowl and wooden spoon. Curry is a mixture of about 12 spices.
© Bought from ALF photo, fotolia
  • 325 kCal
  • Water 8.8%
  • 66/17/17
  • Ω-6 (LA) 2.8 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.26 g
Curry powder is a spice mix that contains about 13 different ingredients. It is used to season a wide variety of sauces and dishes.
Immature, ripe, peeled and cut hazelnuts (Corylus spp.).
© Bought from Valentina R., fotolia
  • 628 kCal
  • Water 5.3%
  • 18/16/66
  • Ω-6 (LA) 7.1 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.09 g
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.
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
  • 357 kCal
  • Water 9.3%
  • 67/18/16
  • Ω-6 (LA) 7.5 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.90 g
Sweet ground paprika has a mild, sweet flavor. The red powder is obtained by grinding dried bell peppers.
Herbs: spices, dried oregano (Origanum vulgare)
© CC-0 1.0, Henna, Wikipedia
  • 265 kCal
  • Water 9.9%
  • 84/11/05
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.75 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.62 g
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.
African American mother pours freshly squeezed orange juice into her daughter's drinking glass.
© Bought from lightfield studios, fotolia
  • 45 kCal
  • Water 88.3%
  • 92/06/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Orange juice is made by squeezing oranges. Also known as OJ, it is the most popular juice in the world.
Macadamia nut, raw: cracked macadamia in shell, next to uncooked and macadamia oil.
© Bought from Luis Echeverri Urrea, fotolia
  • 718 kCal
  • Water 1.4%
  • 14/08/78
  • Ω-6 (LA) 1.3 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.21 g
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.