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Herbs, spices, and wild plants, raw, untreated: fresh spearmint (Mentha spicata)
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Spearmint
Spearmint has a refreshing, slightly sharp taste. It is used to season and garnish a variety of dishes. Green mint tea is also used as a natural remedy. Water 85.6%  68/26/06  LA : ALA

Maple syrup drips from a creator in glass bowl, next to maple leaf in autumn color.
© Bought from lenkaprusova, fotolia

Maple syrup
Maple syrup is a concentrated liquid obtained from maple trees. In the United States and Canada, it is primarily used as a sweetener. Water 32.4%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
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Dried thyme
Thyme is a particularly healthy spice because of its essential thyme oil. Thanks to its long shelf life, the dried variety is especially popular. Water 7.8%  79/11/09  LA (0.5g) 1:1 (0.7g) ALA

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

Coconut blossom sugar from the Cocos nucifera: wooden spoon full heaped, behind open coconut.
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Coconut palm sugar
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. Water 4.1%  98/01/01  LA : ALA

Yellow mustard seeds on a spoon.
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Yellow mustard seed
The seeds in white mustard are actually a smooth pale yellow. These are known as yellow mustard seed and taste spicy after they come into contact with liquids. Water 5.7%  39/28/32  LA (2.6g) 1:1 (3.9g) ALA

Wooden bowl with buckwheat filled on dark wooden table - Fagopyrum esculentum Moench.
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Buckwheat
Buckwheat is gluten-free, and in studies with diabetic rats, it has been shown to be effective in decreasing elevated blood sugar levels. Water 9.8%  81/15/04  LA : ALA

Young woman in bathrobe drinking coconut water with straw directly from coconut.
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Coconut water
Coconut water is a good thirst quencher. It is 95% water and 4% carbohydrates and is low in calories and fat. The coconut water from young coconuts is best. Water 95.0%  80/16/04  LA : ALA

A bag of ground ginger (Zingiber officinale)
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Ground ginger
Ground ginger is very popular in spice mixtures, where it is used in order to make dishes spicier and for its medicinal ingredients. Water 9.9%  84/11/05  LA (0.7g) 3:1 (0.2g) ALA

Yellow bell peppers, freshly harvested and arranged closely together (Capsicum annuum).
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Yellow bell pepper
Unlike chili peppers, bell peppers aren’t hot. They are available in green, yellow, and red, whereby the latter two have a milder and sweeter flavor. Water 92.0%  84/13/03  LA : ALA

Flakes, coarse and finely ground, vegan (can be heated): whole wheat flour
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Whole wheat flour
Baked goods made from whole wheat flour have a nuttier taste and heavier texture as compared to white flour products; however, the dough doesn’t rise as much. Water 10.7%  82/15/03  LA : ALA

Citrus sautee and grated lemon with lemon rasps in square ceramic bowl.
© Bought from DramaSan, fotolia

Lemon peel
Lemon peel has a delicious flavor. It is used in dishes either whole or grated. Make sure to only use the peel of organic citrus fruits. Water 81.6%  90/08/02  LA : ALA

Garlic granules and garlic powder in two dark containers with garlic lying around.
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Garlic powder or granules
Although not quite as natural, garlic powder or garlic granules is a handy alternative to garlic. It is at least five times more concentrated than fresh garlic. Water 6.4%  81/18/01  LA : ALA

Rosemary branch with flower on the shrub.
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Rosemary
Fresh rosemary is a slightly bitter spice and healing herb. In tea, it has an antifungal effect and a positive effect on blood circulation. Water 67.8%  69/11/20  LA (0.4g) 1:1 (0.4g) ALA

Young woman smells fresh broccoli with stalk. Brassica oleracea var. Italica.
© Bought from anetlanda, fotolia

Broccoli
Broccoli has a mild, slightly bitter flavor that goes well with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. The florets, stalk, and leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Water 89.3%  68/29/04  LA : ALA

Granulated sugar (sugar), coarse-grained, on tablespoon, including writing "diabetes".
© Bought from adrian_ilie825, fotolia

Sugar, granulated
Granulated sugar is the common form of white (refined) sugar made from sugar cane or sugar beet. See text for more information about forms and uses. Water 0.0%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Chili flakes (Capsicum annuum), a small pile on a white background.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Andreas Kaiser (Anka), Neu-Ulm Pfuhl, Germany, Kochwiki

Chili flakes
Chili flakes are available with or without seeds. Similar to chili powder, they are used to increase the spiciness of a wide range of dishes, sauces, and dips. Water 7.2%  81/12/07  LA (3.1g) !:0 (0g) ALA

Pineapple in large plantation in the growing area - Ananas comosus.
© Bought from xiaoliangge, fotolia

Pineapple
Raw, ripe pineapple is juicy and has a sweet and tart flavor. Pineapple is great as a fruit, dessert, in cake, or as an ingredient in savory dishes. Water 86.0%  95/04/01  LA : ALA

Coconut meat, raw - Cocos nucifera: Two halves show the coconut meat. Behind it ornament.
© Bought from carballo, fotolia

Coconut
Fresh coconut eaten raw tastes especially good as a small snack. You can also grate it and use it to top fruit salads, desserts, or hearty dishes. Water 47.0%  29/06/64  LA : ALA

Kiwi, green, - Actinidia deliciosa - hanging on kiwi plant ripe for harvesting.
© Bought from darenlot, fotolia

Kiwi
Green kiwis are known for their sweet and sour taste and aren’t just for eating raw. Kiwi juice, kiwi jam, and kiwi cake are also popular. Water 83.1%  90/07/03  LA : ALA

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