Foundation Diet and Health

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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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

Spelled flour (Type 630) - Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta - stoneware pot full for baking.
© Bought from TwilightArtPictures, fotolia

Spelt flour (type 630)
Spelt flour (type 630) is used for baking rolls and pastries. Compared to bread flour (type 812 and 1050), it has similar properties that make it a good choice. Water 13.1%  84/14/02  LA : 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

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

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

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

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

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

Orange peels on a plate. Different types of orange peels are shown here: intact (top), coarsely grated (right), and finely grated (left).
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Michael Weber, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Orange peel
Orange peel contains fragrant essential oils and gives food a sweet or bitter flavor. You should only use the peel of organic oranges. Water 72.5%  94/06/01  LA : ALA

Millet, dry ( Panicum miliaceum L.), in three small ceramic bowls.
© Bought from bit24, fotolia

Millet, dry
Millet (dry / natural) contains high levels of silicon, iron, and vitamin B6, as well as fluoride, sulfur, phosphorous, magnesium, and potassium. Water 8.7%  83/13/05  LA (2g) 17:1 (0.1g) ALA

Close-up of an unripe jalapeño (Capsicum anuum) still on the plant
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Taragui, Wikipedia

Jalapeño pepper
Thanks to their spicy flavor, jalapeños are very popular in Mexico and the US. They have a value between 2500–8000 on the Scoville scale. Water 91.7%  84/12/05  LA : ALA

Coconut chips (Cocos nucifera) heaped in a wooden bowl.
© Bought from emuck, fotolia

Coconut chips
Coconut chips are made from coconut meat. They are a delicious snack and add an exotic flavor to muesli, desserts, as well as many savory dishes. Water 2.6%  22/07/70  LA : ALA

Freshly harvested raspberries (Rubus idaeus) and raspberry leaves.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Raspberry, raw (organic?)
Raspberries are appreciated for their taste and are also used as a medicinal plant. Raw raspberries (organic?) contain many vitamins and minerals. Water 85.8%  87/09/05  LA (0.2g) 2:1 (0.1g) ALA

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