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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

A carafe containing dark pumpkin seed oil with pumpkin seeds to the left and a pumpkin to the right.
© Bought from Hetizia, fotolia

Pumpkin seed oil
Pumpkin seed oil has a greenish-brown color and an aromatic nutty flavor. It contains high levels of linoleic acid and phytosterols.   00/00/100  LA (49.2g) 102:1 (0.5g) ALA

Garam masala (Indian spice mix)
Garam masala is an Indian spice mix that contains black cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, black pepper, and cumin. Water 11.6%  68/14/19  LA (2.4g) 8:1 (0.3g) ALA

Black olives, pitted on wooden spoons, next to a glass bottle with olive oil.
© Bought from igradesign, fotolia

Black olive
Black olives are picked when they are ripe. Olives are often no longer raw when you buy them, even though you can cure them yourself. See text. Water 51.8%  19/05/77  LA (3.1g) 11:1 (0.3g) ALA

Vegan vegetable broth — extra low in salt — in a white ceramic bowl,  ingredients in the background.
© Bought from whiteaster, fotolia

Low-salt vegetable broth
In contrast to most vegetable broths, this version contains very little salt. And it can be prepared in just a few steps. Water 95.0%  85/13/02  LA : ALA

Diced tomatoes, canned: fresh tomatoes on the left, a can of diced tomatoes on the right.
© Bought from Moving Moment, fotolia

Diced tomatoes, canned
Diced tomatoes in a can are usually preserved by heating, and the consistency depends on the respective product. Look for higher quality brands. Water 89.4%  79/18/03  LA : ALA

Arugula, raw (Eruca sativa): arugula growing wild on a meadow
© Public Domain, Leo Michels, Wikimedia

Arugula
Arugula is used raw, primarily as a salad or, for example, as an ingredient in pesto. The bitter, almost sharp taste is reminiscent of cress and walnuts. Water 91.7%  53/37/10  LA (0.1g) 1:1 (0.2g) ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: green bell peppers, raw (Capsicum annuum)
© Public Domain, flickr.com

Green bell pepper
Unlike chili peppers, bell peppers have a sweet flavor. They are available in green, yellow, and red. Green bell peppers are harvested earlier. Water 93.9%  82/15/03  LA : ALA

Apricot dried, raw, no sulfur - Prunus armeniaca: brown, not red-orange are apricots if they are dried without sulfur.
© Bought from kodbanker, fotolia

Apricot dried, raw, no sulfur
Dried apricots are nutritious and you can buy kinds that haven’t been treated with sulfur dioxide. Although more brown in color, they are free of preservatives. Water 30.9%  94/05/01  LA : ALA

Bowl with coarsely ground green spelt
© Bought from fotolia, fotolia-Kauf

Green spelt, coarsely ground
Coarsely ground green spelt is made from unripened spelt wheat that is harvested, dried over a beechwood fire, and coarsely ground. Water 10.6%  84/13/03  LA : ALA

The photo shows homemade soy cream that is made with soy milk and canola oil.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Nora Maria Nagel, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Soy cream
Soy cream is a good alternative to traditional cooking cream that you can use if you want or have to do without animal products. Water 60.9%  11/06/83  LA (5.7g) 2:1 (2.8g) ALA

Strawberries, raw - Fragaria X ananassa: Freshly picked from a bush - in the hands of an adult.
© Bought from hakase420, fotolia

Strawberry, raw
Wild strawberries have been eaten since the Stone Age, but it wasn’t until the eighteenth century that crossbreeding yielded the larger garden strawberry. Water 91.0%  89/08/03  LA : ALA

Fruits: raw, untreated: blueberries, raw – (Vaccinium spp.)
© CC-by-sa 4.0, Corwinhee, Wikimedia

Blueberry, raw
Blueberries have a high antioxidant potential, and it is said that they also have properties which can reduce the risk of cancer and strokes. Water 84.2%  93/05/02  LA : ALA

Homemade vegan butter (margarine) from rapeseed oil without trans fatty acids.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Vegan margarine
Although vegan margarine has been modified to improve its nutritional profile, it remains a controversial industry product. Water 15.7%  01/01/98  LA (19.4g) 13:1 (1.5g) ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried marjoram (Origanum majorana)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Jonathunder, Wikimedia

Dried marjoram
Dried marjoram is a popular seasoning that contains many essential oils. It is used primarily in sausages, potato dishes, and sauces. Water 7.6%  75/16/09  LA (1.2g) 1:3 (3.2g) ALA

Red cabbage resp. blue kraut, raw - Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group), cut open on a table
© Bought from Printemps, fotolia

Red cabbage
Red cabbage can be used both raw in a salad and cooked for other dishes. It is especially popular because of its mild sweet taste. Water 90.4%  82/16/02  LA : ALA

Two kohlrabi freshly harvested plus one cut open. - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Kohlrabi
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. Water 91.0%  78/21/01  LA : ALA

Untreated yam bean (Jícama) - Pachyrhizus spp. on a market.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Sakurai Midori, Wikimedia

Jicama (Yam bean, Mexican turnip or Chinese potato, ahipa)
Jicama has a consistency similar to that of radishes and tastes particular good raw in salads. It owes its sweet flavor to the oligofructose inulin. Water 90.1%  92/07/01  LA : ALA

Sumac, Gerber Sumac (spice) - Rhus coriaria, piled on blue surface.
© Bought from Elena Moiseeva, fotolia

Sumac
Sumac is a tangy, lemony spice found primarily in Middle Eastern spice mixes. Read in the link about important things to know when purchasing and using sumac.   75/05/20  LA : ALA

Sage, real - Salvia officinalis: left fresh leaves, right: dried in wooden spoon.
© Bought from Miroslawa Drozdowski, fotolia

Sage
Sage comes from the area around the Mediterranean Sea. Both the leaves and the flowers can be eaten raw. Sage tea can help when you have a sore throat. Water 85.0%  72/13/15  LA : ALA

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