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Bowl of safflower oil on the left and the fresh flowers on the right. The oil is extracted from the seeds.
© Bought from Reika, fotolia

Safflower oil
Safflower oil is available with either low or high levels of oleic acid. It can be used for steaming foods briefly or for salads and is also used in medicine. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (12.7g) !:0 (0.1g) ALA

Walnut oil in square glass bottle, surrounded by walnut leaves and nuts with and without outer shell
© Bought from racamani, fotolia

Walnut oil
Walnut oil has a sweet, nutty flavor and intense aroma and is an excellent choice to add a finishing touch to soups and salads, as well as desserts. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (52.9g) 5:1 (10.4g) 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

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

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

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

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. They can be eaten raw and are rich in protein and magnesium. Water 6.5%  18/28/54  LA (15.6g) !:0 (0g) ALA

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

Orange, raw, with peel
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. Water 82.3%  91/08/02  LA : ALA

Fennel seeds piled high, on top of it a wooden spoon with fennel seeds - Foeniculum vulgare.
© Bought from pinkomelet, fotolia

Fennel seed
Fennel seed serves as the main spice for a variety of dishes. It can also be used to make an aromatic tea that is soothing for the stomach and intestines. Water 8.8%  63/19/18  LA : ALA

Rice syrup on a white plate. In the background, rice on a brown bamboo mat.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Rice syrup
Rice syrup is obtained by fermenting rice flour and can be used as a general sweetener and for baking. It has a mild, butterscotch flavor. Water 22.6%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Two Hokkaido pumpkins, two pieces, seeds and pieces - Cucurbita maxima.
© Bought from beats_, fotolia

Hokkaido pumpkin
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. Water 89.8%  89/10/01  LA : ALA

Sesame oil made from roasted sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) in a bowl, white sesame seeds on left.
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia

Toasted sesame oil
Dark sesame oil is made from toasted seeds. Unrefined and refined sesame oil is used to enhance Asian dishes. It has saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (41.3g) 138:1 (0.3g) ALA

Applesauce, canned, unsweetened: photo von applesauce in a bowl, ready  to serve.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, David Benbennick, Wikimedia

Applesauce (apple puree)
Applesauce (apple puree) is a (un)sweetened sauce that is made by chopping, cooking, and pureeing apples. It is a nice addition to certain hearty dishes. Water 88.2%  98/01/01  LA : ALA

Freshly harvested raspberries (Rubus idaeus) in two cups and around them with raspberry leaves.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

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

White beans, mature, soaked and cooked, without salt
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rasbak, Wikipedia

White beans, cooked (without salt)
The protein content and easy storage make beans a favorite staple foods. Cooking white beans at temperatures >70°C destroys the toxic substance phasin. Water 69.0%  71/28/02  LA : ALA

Spelt stalks in a field.
© GFDL 1.2, Rasbak, wiktionary

Spelt, uncooked
Spelt is closely related to wheat but contains different types of gluten. It does not contain omega-5 gliadin, the most potent wheat allergen. Water 11.0%  81/17/03  LA : ALA

Vegan oat cream or oat cuisine, ready to buy in an organic store.
© CC-0 1.0, Fretdf, Wikipedia

Oat cream
Oat cream is a cream alternative made from rolled oats, water, and oil. It can be made at home and is used in soups, sauces, and many other dishes. Water 85.3%  43/02/55  LA : ALA

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

A bunch of Moroccan mint (Mentha spicata)
© Bought from emer, fotolia

Moroccan mint
Moroccan mint is a cultivar of spearmint. It has a milder flavor than peppermint and is especially well suited for use in a wide variety of recipes. Water 85.6%  68/26/06  LA : ALA

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