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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

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

Radishes freshly harvested, still on the ground: (Raphanus sativus subsp. Sativus, Raphanus sativus)
© Bought from Benshot, fotolia

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

Hemp seeds, peeled, raw - Cannabis sativa - in white porcelain bowl with wooden spoon.
© Bought from susa_schwarz, fotolia

Hemp seed, shelled
Raw hemp seeds have a slightly nutty flavor and contain all of the essential amino acids. The shelled variety is preferred for baked goods and muesli. Water 5.5%  09/37/54  LA (30.4g) 3:1 (8.7g) ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, white pepper (Piper nigrum)
© Public Domain, Miansari66, Wikipedia

White pepper
White pepper: read about the differences between green, white, black and red pepper in the link. Pepper owes its spicy heat primarily to the alkaloid piperine. Water 11.4%  85/13/03  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

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

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

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

Mellow chickpeas in wooden bowl on kitchen board - Cicer arietinum.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Chickpeas, cooked
Chickpeas are generally eaten cooked. They have a mild, slightly nutty flavor and are used in many popular recipes such as curries, soups, stews, and hummus. Water 60.4%  72/24/04  LA : ALA

Coconut milk in a coconut shell. Coconut milk has a naturally high fat content and can also easily be prepared at home.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Inke Weissenborn, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

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

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

Cabbage (white cabbage), raw - Brassica oleracea, whole and cut open on a white surface.
© Bought from Markus Mainka, fotolia

Cabbage
White cabbage is used as both a food, as well as in medicine (e.g., for stomach or digestive problems). It consists of more than 90 % water. Water 92.2%  81/18/01  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

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

Coconut milk is pulp mashed with water, here in bottle, next to coconut and pieces.
© Bought from Printemps, fotolia

Coconut milk, raw
Coconut milk has a nutty, fruity flavor. It is used not only in desserts, but is a common ingredient in Asian dishes. Water 67.6%  17/07/75  LA : ALA

Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea). A variety of peanut cultivars laid out on a blue cloth. Some of the varieties are quite different when it comes to size.
© Public Domain, Jack Dykinga, USDA ARS, Wikimedia

Peanuts
Originating in the Andes, peanuts are not true nuts according to the botanical definition. Consuming peanuts is bad for your health. Water 6.5%  18/28/54  LA (15.6g) !:0 (0g) ALA

A young couple is tasting red table wine during a wine tasting.
© Bought from karelnoppe, fotolia

Red table wine
Red table wine is enjoyed as an alcoholic beverage and is used in the kitchen, where it is especially popular for use as a cooking liquid and in marinades. Water 86.5%  97/03/00  LA : ALA

Pears in a braided container, around it another and a half. Pyrus communis L.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Pear
Raw pears contain valuable vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. Pears are also used in cooked, preserved, or dried form. Water 84.0%  97/02/01  LA : ALA

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