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Pistachios, opened, raw - Pistacia vera in miniature wooden bowl, behind 6 with shell.
© Bought from graletta, fotolia
  • 560 kCal
  • Water 4.4%
  • 29/22/49
  • Ω-6 (LA) 14 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.29 g
Sweet pistachios are eaten raw or toasted as a snack; salty or sweet pistachios are used in pralines and desserts or to add a finishing touch to main dishes.
Orange, raw, with peel (Citrus sinensis): oranges cut in half, and in the backgroud orange juice. The oranges pictured here are “half-blood” oranges.
© Bought from yesyesterday, fotolia
  • 63 kCal
  • Water 82.3%
  • 91/08/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.02 g
The fruity flavor and high vitamin C content of oranges make them perfect for both raw and cooked food dishes — and orange peel also adds extra flavor.
Pears in a braided container, around it another and a half. Pyrus communis L.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia
  • 57 kCal
  • Water 84.0%
  • 97/02/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.09 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Raw pears contain valuable vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. Pears are also used in cooked, preserved, or dried form.
Some raw maple of the sort "Nicola" in a heap - Solanum tuberosum.
© CC-by-sa 4.0, Freud, Wikimedia Commons
  • 69 kCal
  • Water 81.6%
  • 90/10/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
The most common type of potatoes grown around the world are white. Like other varieties, they contain solanine and should only be eaten raw in small amounts.
Yellow sweet pepper (bell pepper), hanging on the plant ready for harvest - Capsicum annuum.
© Bought from IamTK, shutterstock
  • 27 kCal
  • Water 92.0%
  • 84/13/03
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
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.
Virgin sesame oil in a glass bowl with white sesame seeds around it
© Bought from Elena Schweitzer, Adobe
  • 884 kCal
  • Water 0.0%
  • 00/00/100
  • Ω-6 (LA) 41 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.30 g
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.
Squash, summer, crookneck and straightneck, raw - Cucurbita moschata, one cut in half.
© Public Domain, George Chernilevsky, Wikipedia
  • 19 kCal
  • Water 94.3%
  • 75/20/05
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.04 g
Butternut squash has an orange fleshy pulp with a buttery, nutty flavor that melts in your mouth.
Four cassia cinnamon sticks (1–3 mm thick) tied together on a brown woven fabric.
© Bought from Scisetti Alfio, fotolia
  • 247 kCal
  • Water 10.6%
  • 94/05/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.01 g
Cinnamon sticks taste sweet and flavorsome thanks to the essential oils they contain. You can read about ground cinnamon on our page on ground cinnnamon.
Two Hokkaido pumpkins, two pieces, seeds and pieces - Cucurbita maxima.
© Bought from beats_, fotolia
  • 34 kCal
  • Water 89.8%
  • 89/10/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.04 g
The orange hokkaido pumpkin has a nutty aroma and is rich in fiber and vitamins. Every part of the pumpkin can be used in cooking.
Heaped psyllium husks (Plantago psyllium).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Bastique (Cary Bass), Wikipedia
  • 41 kCal
  • Water 7.1%
  • 98/01/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.03 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.10 g
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.
Frozen green peas (Pisum sativum) in a plate.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Jina Lee, Wikipedia
  • 77 kCal
  • Water 80.0%
  • 71/27/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.14 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Frozen and fresh peas are rich in protein and even more so when they are ripe (no longer green). A number of essential amino acids are also present in peas.
Two kohlrabi freshly harvested plus one cut open. - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia
  • 27 kCal
  • Water 91.0%
  • 78/21/01
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Kohlrabi is a vegetable commonly grown and eaten in the German-speaking countries. It is similar in taste to broccoli and is eaten raw or cooked.
Wooden bowl filled with buckwheat on a dark wooden table (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench)
© Bought from nolonely, fotolia
  • 343 kCal
  • Water 9.8%
  • 81/15/04
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.96 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.08 g
Buckwheat is gluten-free, and in studies with diabetic rats it has been shown to be effective in decreasing elevated blood sugar levels.
Yellow mustard seeds on a spoon.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia
  • 487 kCal
  • Water 5.7%
  • 39/28/32
  • Ω-6 (LA) 2.6 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 3.9 g
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.
Sunflower oil and a sunflower. Unfortunately, the oil contains around 65% unhealthy linoleic acid.
© CC-by 4.0,, Wikipedia
  • 884 kCal
  • Water 0.0%
  • 00/00/100
  • Ω-6 (LA) 66 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0 g
Cold-pressed sunflower oil (organic?) contains high levels of linoleic acid, which is an omega-six polyunsaturated fatty acid that promotes inflammation.
Green beans on a plate. Green beans are often used as an ingredient in soups and other dishes.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Géraldine Korner, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz
  • 31 kCal
  • Water 90.3%
  • 77/20/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.04 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.07 g
Thanks to their high protein content, green beans are an important basic food staple. However, they contain trisaccharides and can cause people to have gas.
Radishes freshly harvested, still on the ground: (Raphanus sativus subsp. Sativus, Raphanus sativus)
© Bought from Benshot, fotolia
  • 16 kCal
  • Water 95.3%
  • 81/16/02
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.02 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.03 g
Radishes are usually eaten raw in salads. They are known for their white to deep red color and sharp, pungent flavor.
Ginger as a root, cut and ground as a powder - Zingiber officinale.
© Bought from Halil ibrahim mescioglu, Shutterstock
  • 335 kCal
  • Water 9.9%
  • 84/11/05
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.71 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.22 g
Ground ginger is very popular in spice mixtures, where it is used in order to make dishes spicier and for its medicinal ingredients.
Fresh spearmint (Mentha spicata) in the wild.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Jonathunder, Wikipedia
  • 44 kCal
  • Water 85.6%
  • 68/26/06
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.05 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.34 g
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.
Natural vanilla extract - Vanilla planifolia: vials and vanilla pods next to it.
© Bought from Africa Studio, fotolia
  • 288 kCal
  • Water 52.6%
  • 99/00/00
  • Ω-6 (LA) 0.00 g
  • Ω-3 (ALA) 0.00 g
Vanilla extract is usually artificial. The nutritional information provided for this ingredient is based on natural vanilla extract; it contains 35 % alcohol.