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Sesame seeds, black, hulled in the foreground. Unhulled black (more nutrients) or light brown
© Bought from Андрій Пограничний, fotolia
  • 573 kcal
  • Water 5%
  • 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.
A bunch of dill herb, fresh - anethum graveolens - on thick kitchen board.
© Bought from istetiana, fotolia
  • 43 kcal
  • Water 86%
  • 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.
Balsamic vinegar (Aceto balsamico) in a square bottle surrounded by blue grapes.
© Bought from remoarcaro, fotolia
  • 88 kcal
  • Water 76%
  • 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.
Herbs: spices, dried oregano (Origanum vulgare)
© CC-0 1.0, Henna, Wikipedia
  • 265 kcal
  • Water 10%
  • 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.
Cumin seeds (Cuminum cyminum) scattered on a light surface.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Sanjay Acharya, Wikipedia
  • 375 kcal
  • Water 8%
  • 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.
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%
  • 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.
Immature, ripe, peeled and cut hazelnuts (Corylus spp.).
© Bought from Valentina R., fotolia
  • 628 kcal
  • Water 5%
  • 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.
Baking powder (leavening agent): left in glass bowl, right in measuring spoon (white).
© Bought from Swapan, fotolia
  • 175 kcal
  • Water 33%
  • 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.
Tahin (sesame butter) in dark brown shell, next to seeds and two garlic cloves.
© Bought from maríamarmar, fotolia
  • 592 kcal
  • Water 3%
  • 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.
Crushed flaxseed (Linum usitatissimum) (left) and cold-pressed flaxseed oil (right).
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia
  • 884 kcal
  • Water 0%
  • 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.
Reduced-sodium vegetable broth in a white bowl surrounded by vegetables.
© Bought from M studio, fotolia
  • 5.0 kcal
  • Water 98%
  • 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%
  • 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.
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%
  • 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.
Maple syrup drips from a creator in glass bowl, next to maple leaf in autumn color.
© Bought from lenkaprusova, fotolia
  • 260 kcal
  • Water 32%
  • 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.
Several bundles of lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus- on a market.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Henna, Wikipedia
  • 99 kcal
  • Water 71%
  • 92/07/02 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.14 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Lemongrass, also known as citronella grass and fever grass, tastes a bit like lemon and is reminiscent of the smell of roses. It is used in cooking and for tea.
Raw, untreated chives (Allium schoenoprasum) on a white plate.
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  • 30 kcal
  • Water 91%
  • 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.
Eggplants in the greenhouse hanging on plants - Solanum melongena.
© Bought from hansenn, fotolia
  • 25 kcal
  • Water 92%
  • 84/14/03 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.06 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Eggplants are a popular vegetable in Mediterranean and oriental cuisine. They come in a variety of sizes and shapes. They should not be eaten raw. Organic?
Light, home-made almond puree in glass jar, with almonds next to it.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia
  • 670 kcal
  • Water 3%
  • 15/21/64 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 13 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.05 g
As traditional almond butter contains only pressed almonds, it contains almond oil as well as the same fiber and protein as the nuts.
Left: Green cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), right: Black cardomome (Amomum subulatum).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Autopilot, Wikimedia
  • 311 kcal
  • Water 8%
  • 80/13/08 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.31 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.12 g
Cardamom is a particularly aromatic spice and suitable for all kinds of dishes. It is also used as a medicine.
Coconut blossom sugar from the Cocos nucifera: wooden spoon full heaped, behind open coconut.
© Bought from Ideenkoch, fotolia
  • 388 kcal
  • Water 2%
  • 98/01/01 
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Coconut palm sugar is derived from the sap of coconut palm flowers. As it is boiled during the manufacturing process, this sweetener is vegan but is not raw.