Foundation Diet and Health
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Rosemary, fresh - Rosmarinus officinalis - branches with rosemary leaves and flowers.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Loadmaster (David R. Tribble), Wikipedia

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
131 kcal

Wholemeal spelled flour - Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta - pile on table plus ears and grains.
© Bought from J.Mühlbauer exclus., fotolia

Whole grain spelt flour
Whole grain spelt flour is used primarily for baking. Since spelt contains more gliadin than wheat, spelt dough is more elastic but less stable. Water 13.5%  82/16/02  LA : ALA
330 kcal

Peas, fresh, partly incl. Pod on a round kitchen board, directly from the garden.
© Bought from remoarcaro, fotolia

Green peas
Green peas are crisp to the bite and can be used in a number of dishes. They can be eaten raw and contain lots of protein and carbohydrates. Water 78.9%  71/27/02  LA : ALA
81 kcal

Heaped psyllium husks (Plantago 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
41 kcal

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
290 kcal

Dried marjoram (Origanum majorana) spread out on a plane surface.
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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
271 kcal

Coconut milk in a coconut shell. Coconut milk has a naturally high fat content and can also easily be prepared at home.
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Coconut milk
Coconut milk, not to be confused with coconut water, is a common substitute for dairy milk. It is preserved by means of ultra-high temperature processing. Water 72.9%  11/08/82  LA : ALA
197 kcal

Woman drinking oat milk out of a glass.
© Bought from Dan Race, fotolia

Oat milk
Oat milk (EU: oat drink) is made from oats and water. Oat milk works well as a milk substitute and is easy to prepare at home. Water 91.5%  76/07/17  LA : ALA
39 kcal

Strawberries, fresh (Fragaria X ananassa): freshly picked from a bush and ready to eat.
© Bought from hakase420, fotolia

Strawberries, fresh (organic?)
Humans have eaten wild strawberries since ages but garden strawberries derive from the 18th century. Fresh and organic they are a delicious healthy treat. Water 91.0%  89/08/03  LA : ALA
32 kcal

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
308 kcal

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
61 kcal

Pomegranate on napkin, glass carafe with classic pomegranate syrup next to it.
© Bought from BillionPhotos.com, fotolia

Pomegranate syrup
Classic pomegranate syrup contains only the juice of pomegranates and sugar, without the addition of any ingredients that would change the taste. Water 67.9%  92/05/03  LA : ALA
122 kcal

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
884 kcal

Dried porcini mushrooms in a wooden bowl with fresh porcini mushrooms on top.
© Bought from Monika_1, Shutterstock

Dried porcini mushroom
Porcini mushrooms are among the most popular of all edible mushrooms. In dried form, they have a more intense flavor since mushrooms contain over 80% water. Water 1.4%  64/32/03  LA (0.3g) 1:4 (1.4g) ALA
269 kcal

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
317 kcal

Garam masala - an Indian spice mixture - piled up on a whitish surface.
© CC-by 3.0, Badagnani, Wikimedia Commons

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
348 kcal

Raw, freshly harvested parsnips (Pastinaca sativa).
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Parsnip, fresh (raw, organic?)
The parsnip has a sweet-spicy, sometimes bitter taste. It not only stimulates the appetite, but also has a diuretic effect. Water 79.5%  92/06/02  LA : ALA
75 kcal

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
151 kcal

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
70 kcal

Mung bean sprouts, raw - Vigna radiata: basket full, with mung beans to the left.
© Bought from aedkafl, fotolia

Mung beans, mature seeds, sprouted, raw
Mung beans have a mildly sweet taste and are easy to digest. The raw sprouts are rich in protein, vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Water 90.4%  65/33/02  LA : ALA
30 kcal