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Tahin (sesame butter) in dark brown shell, next to seeds and two garlic cloves.
© Bought from maríamarmar, fotolia
  • 592 kCal
  • Water 3.0%
  • 23/19/58
  • Ω-6 (LA) 21 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.40 g
Tahini is a paste obtained by grinding sesame seeds. It has a nutty taste and adds a savory flavor to many Middle Eastern dishes, including soups and hummus.
Sesame seeds, black, hulled in the foreground. Unhulled black (more nutrients) or light brown
© Bought from Андрій Пограничний, fotolia
  • 573 kCal
  • Water 4.7%
  • 26/20/55
  • Ω-6 (LA) 21 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.38 g
Sesame seeds contain 50 % fat — 44 % of which are polyunsaturated fatty acids — and 18 % protein. Very rich in selenium at 800 µg/100 g.
Dried sunflower seeds - Helianthus annuus - swelling from sack, right sunflower.
© Bought from Anna, fotolia
  • 584 kCal
  • Water 4.7%
  • 22/23/56
  • Ω-6 (LA) 23 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.06 g
Sunflower seeds contain over 90 % unsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamin E, vitamin B, vitamin A, vitamin F, carotene, calcium, iodine, and magnesium.
Crushed flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum) (left) and cold-pressed flaxseed oil (right).
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia
  • 884 kCal
  • Water 0.1%
  • 00/00/100
  • Ω-6 (LA) 14 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 53 g
Cold-pressed flaxseed oil (linseed oil) is rich in fatty acids, especially omega-3. However, if not stored correctly, it can quickly turn rancid.
Pomegranate (Grenadine, Punica granatum) broken up next to it and seeds in front of red background.
© Bought from Lev, fotolia
  • 83 kCal
  • Water 77.9%
  • 87/08/05
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.08 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Pomegranates are a very nutritious fruit, with 250 scientific studies showing positive benefits for cardiovascular health, cancer, and arthritis prevention.
Farmer in the Antalaha region of Madagascar with vanilla pods in his hands, Vanilla planifolia.
© Bought from Pierre-Yves Babelon, fotolia
  • 318 kCal
  • Water 9.0%
  • 92/04/04
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.71 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Dried natural vanilla bean pods are the best variety of vanilla available. Natural ground vanilla or vanilla extracts also good alternatives.
Baking powder (leavening agent): left in glass bowl, right in measuring spoon (white).
© Bought from Swapan, fotolia
  • 175 kCal
  • Water 33.1%
  • 88/12/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
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.
Cumin seeds (Cuminum cyminum) scattered on a light surface.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Sanjay Acharya, Wikipedia
  • 375 kCal
  • Water 8.1%
  • 52/21/26
  • Ω-6 (LA) 3.1 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.18 g
Cumin seed has a fresh and slightly hot flavor, which makes it an especially popular ingredient in Arabic, Middle Eastern, and Asian cuisines.
Balsamic vinegar (Aceto balsamico) in a square bottle surrounded by blue grapes.
© Bought from remoarcaro, fotolia
  • 88 kCal
  • Water 76.4%
  • 97/03/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Balsamic vinegar usually comes from the Italian province of Modena and is known for its dark brown color and sweetness.
Maple syrup drips from a creator in glass bowl, next to maple leaf in autumn color.
© Bought from lenkaprusova, fotolia
  • 260 kCal
  • Water 32.4%
  • 100/00/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Maple syrup is a concentrated liquid obtained from maple trees. In the United States and Canada, it is primarily used as a sweetener.
Miso paste in a bowl with flowers and soybeans, the raw material, on the top right.
© Bought from Successo images, Fotalia
  • 198 kCal
  • Water 43.0%
  • 57/29/14
  • Ω-6 (LA) 2.5 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.40 g
Miso (Soybean paste) is made by fermenting soybeans and can be spicy or sweet. Raw miso is more beneficial as it contains healthy bacteria.
Raw, untreated chives (Allium schoenoprasum) on a white plate.
© , tamayoproduce.com
  • 30 kCal
  • Water 90.6%
  • 52/39/09
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.25 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
Chives are a popular herb used to flavor raw or warm dishes. They contain traces of sulfur and are rich in calcium and iron.
A bunch of dill herb, fresh - anethum graveolens - on thick kitchen board.
© Bought from istetiana, fotolia
  • 43 kCal
  • Water 86.0%
  • 61/30/10
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.08 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Dill helps improve digestion, acts as an anti-inflammatory, and can help relieve menstrual cramps and epileptic convulsions. It is also used to treat insomnia.
Reduced-sodium vegetable broth in a white bowl surrounded by vegetables.
© Bought from M studio, fotolia
  • 5.0 kCal
  • Water 98.2%
  • 100/00/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Vegetable broth with little added salt has a sodium content of 234 mg instead of the usual 400 mg. Broth is made up of 98% water.
Various types of raisins in brown ceramic bowl, part of the raisins lying in front of it.
© Bought from Igor Normann, fotolia
  • 299 kCal
  • Water 15.4%
  • 96/04/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Raisins are produced from dried grapes. The typical sweet taste results from the fact that raisins have up to five times the sugar content as grapes.
Light, home-made almond puree in glass jar, with almonds next to it.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia
  • 657 kCal
  • 13/25/62
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
As traditional almond butter contains only pressed almonds, it contains almond oil as well as the same fiber and protein as the nuts.
Citrus sautee and grated lemon with lemon rasps in square ceramic bowl.
© Bought from DramaSan, fotolia
  • 47 kCal
  • Water 81.6%
  • 90/08/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.06 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Raw lemon peel brings in a delicious flavor. It is used in dishes either whole or grated. Make sure to only use the peel of organic citrus fruits.
Eggplant in greenhouse hanging on plant - Solanum melongena
© Bought from hansenn, fotolia
  • 25 kCal
  • Water 92.3%
  • 84/14/03
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.06 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Eggplants should be bought when they are still firm, otherwise they are stored too long or overripe. Caution, the stem can have sharp spikes.
Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.): tumeric root (left), coursely ground powder (right).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Simon A. Eugster, Wikipedia
  • 39 kCal
  • Water 82.0%
  • 84/12/04
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Turmeric not only stimulates digestion, but also has other health-promoting properties. It can be eaten raw and is a key ingredient in curry powder.
Woman drinking oat milk out of a glass.
© Bought from Dan Race, fotolia
  • 39 kCal
  • Water 91.5%
  • 76/07/17
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.64 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Oat milk (EU: oat drink) is made from oats and water. Oat milk works well as a milk substitute and is easy to prepare at home.