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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

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

Radishes freshly harvested, still on the ground: (Raphanus sativus subsp. Sativus, Raphanus sativus)
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Radish
Radishes are usually eaten raw in salads. They are known for their white to deep red color and sharp, pungent flavor. Water 95.3%  81/16/02  LA : ALA

Garlic granules and garlic powder in two dark containers with garlic lying around.
© Bought from photocrew, fotolia

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

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

Squash, summer, crookneck and straightneck, raw - Cucurbita moschata, one cut in half.
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Butternut squash
Butternut squash has an orange fleshy pulp with a buttery, nutty flavor that melts in your mouth. Water 94.3%  75/20/05  LA : ALA

Soy sauce (Tamari) in a small white ceramic chinese spoon against a background in shades of brown.
© Bought from xamtiw, fotolia

Soy sauce (tamari)
Soy sauce (tamari) is not only used as a dip for sushi. The savory sauce made from soybeans also works well as a marinade and a seasoning for stir-fried dishes. Water 66.0%  34/65/01  LA : ALA

Virgin sesame oil in a glass bowl with white sesame seeds around it
© Bought from Elena Schweitzer, Adobe

Sesame oil
Sesame oil is obtained from white and black sesame seeds. It is not only used for cooking but also for skin care and natural remedies. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (41.3g) 138:1 (0.3g) ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: romaine lettuce, raw (Lactuca sativa var. Logifolia)
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Romaine lettuce
Romaine lettuce has a fine-bitter herb taste. It is served raw in salads or steamed as a vegetable dish and contains comparatively high levels of vitamin C. Water 94.6%  68/26/06  LA : ALA

A block of tofu and tofu slices on a cutting board. Tofu has a very neutral flavor and works well as a carrier for many different flavors.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Tofu, plain (bean curd)
Tofu, or soybean curd, is a product with a neutral flavor that originated in China and was originally fermented. Today, it is available in many processed forms. Water 70.9%  25/45/29  LA (4g) 7:1 (0.5g) ALA

Young garden cress - Lepidium sativum - in a plant from the bird's eye view.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Till Westermayer, Wikipedia

Garden cress
Garden cress is a fast-growing herb with a spicy flavor. Thanks to the healthy ingredients it contains, it can also serve as a nutritional supplement. Water 89.4%  63/30/08  LA : ALA

Corn on the cob, half-peeled - Zea mays mays L. - on plant.
© Bought from fotoknips, fotolia

Corn
Corn is a warm-season annual that yields hundreds of corn kernels per cob. It is used as food as well as to produce chemical products and biofuel. Water 7.8%  84/11/05  LA : ALA

Seeds, raw, treated: psyllium
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Psyllium
Psyllium is used in cooking as a food thickener and stabilizer. It is a plant-based source of fiber that absorbs water and stimulates digestion. Water 7.1%  98/01/00  LA : ALA

Peppermint on a tablecloth. Thanks to its typical menthol aroma, peppermint is a favorite in many dishes and is also used in toothpaste, chewing gum, and candy.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Peppermint
In tea or as an herb in cooking, it is best to use fresh peppermint. The essential oils it contains are not very concentrated but they have beneficial effects. Water 78.6%  76/19/05  LA : ALA

Vanilla powder (ground vanilla) in a heap on a white surface and two vanilla pods.
© Bought from emuck, fotolia

Ground vanilla
Vanilla powder is obtained by grinding vanilla seeds, which lose a lot of flavor in the process. It is better to use vanilla extract. Water 10.2%  92/04/04  LA : ALA

Coconut flour in a glass bowl (Cocos nucifera): in the background, coconut oil on the left and a whole coconut on the right.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Coconut flour
Coconut flour is a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour and is used to prepare sweets and baked goods. It is also used as a binder for sauces. Water 8.5%  61/23/16  LA : ALA

A bunch of Moroccan mint (Mentha spicata)
© Bought from emer, fotolia

Moroccan mint
Moroccan mint is a cultivar of spearmint. It has a milder flavor than peppermint and is especially well suited for use in a wide variety of recipes. Water 85.6%  68/26/06  LA : ALA

Walnut oil in square glass bottle, surrounded by walnut leaves and nuts with and without outer shell
© Bought from racamani, fotolia

Walnut oil
Walnut oil has a sweet, nutty flavor and intense aroma and is an excellent choice to add a finishing touch to soups and salads, as well as desserts. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (52.9g) 5:1 (10.4g) ALA

Cranberry: cranberries dried in small glass bowl on brown wooden surface.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Dried cranberries
Sweetened dried cranberries, also known as fenberries, are a favorite ingredient in desserts, muesli, and baked goods. Water 15.8%  99/00/01  LA : ALA

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