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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

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

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

Raw sweet potatoes, one of which cut open on old wooden surface. Ipomoea batatas.
© Bought from karepa, fotolia

Sweet potato
Unlike regular potatoes, sweet potatoes are not part of the nightshade family. They owe their sweet flavor to the natural sugars they contain. Water 77.3%  93/07/00  LA : ALA

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

Vegetables raw, untreated: shallots, raw (Allium ascalonicum)
© 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

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

Dried sunflower seeds - Helianthus annuus - swelling from sack, right sunflower.
© Bought from Anna, fotolia

Sunflower seeds
Sunflower seeds contain over 90 % unsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamin E, vitamin B, vitamin A, vitamin F, carotene, calcium, iodine, and magnesium. Water 4.7%  22/23/56  LA (23.1g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA

Oat flakes (rolled oats) in wooden bowl, in front of oat ears - Avena sativa L.
© 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

Herbs, spices, and wild plants, raw and untreated: fresh thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
© Public Domain, Evan-Amos, Wikipedia

Fresh thyme
Thyme is a particularly healthy spice thanks to the essential oil it contains. It can be used to treat colds, congestion, whooping cough, and bronchitis. Water 65.1%  77/18/05  LA : ALA

Vegetables raw, untreated: cauliflower, raw — Brassica oleracea (Botrytis group)
© 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

Baking powder (leavening agent): left in glass bowl, right in measuring spoon (white).
© Bought from Swapan, fotolia

Baking powder
Baking powder is used as a raising agent. It releases carbon dioxide into the dough, causing the dough to greatly increase in volume and have a lighter texture. Water 33.1%  88/12/00  LA : ALA

Brown sugar in jar, spoonful over it with brown, coarse-grained sugar.
© Bought from nito, fotolia

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

Dried pumpkin seeds, white and green in a glass bowl surrounded by pumpkins.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

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

Farmer in the Antalaha region of Madagascar with vanilla pods in his hands, Vanilla planifolia.
© Bought from Pierre-Yves Babelon, fotolia

Vanilla bean pod
Dried natural vanilla bean pods are the best variety of vanilla available. Natural ground vanilla or vanilla extracts also good alternatives. Water 9.0%  92/04/04  LA : ALA

Hazelnuts (Corylus spp.): at the top unripe hazelnuts, below ripe hazelnuts with the shell, and below that two shelled hazelnuts, one of which is cut in half
© 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

Sesame black, peeled in the foreground. Unpeeled black (more nutrients) or light brown.
© Bought from Андрій Пограничний, fotolia

Sesame seeds, whole, dried
Sesame seeds contain 50% fat — 44% of which are polyunsaturated fatty acids — and 18% protein. Very rich in selenium at 800 µg/100 g. Water 4.7%  26/20/55  LA (21.4g) 57:1 (0.4g) ALA

Lemons in and around shell, with two sliced halves. - Citrus limon
© Bought from Igor Butseroga, fotolia

Lemon
Lemons are used as ornamental plants, flavoring for drinks and baked goods, and also as an ingredient in perfume. Only use the peel from organic lemons. Water 88.8%  77/12/10  LA : ALA

Miso paste in a bowl with flowers and soybeans, the raw material, on the top right.
© Bought from Successo images, Fotalia

Miso (Soybean paste)
Miso (Soybean paste) is made by fermenting soybeans and can be spicy or sweet. Raw miso is more beneficial as it contains healthy bacteria. Water 43.0%  57/29/14  LA (2.5g) 6:1 (0.4g) ALA

Pomegranate (Grenadine, Punica granatum) broken up next to it and seeds in front of red background.
© Bought from Lev, fotolia

Pomegranate
Pomegranates are a very nutritious fruit, with 250 scientific studies showing positive benefits for cardiovascular health, cancer, and arthritis prevention. Water 77.9%  87/08/05  LA : ALA

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