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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

Raw blueberries - Vaccinium spp. - still on the bush.
© CC-by-sa 4.0, Corwinhee, Wikimedia

Blueberries (organic?)
Blueberries (organic?) have a high antioxidant potential, and it seems that they also have properties that 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

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

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

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

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

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

Cloves, whole (Syzygium aromaticum) as you can buy in the trade. Here on wooden spoon.
© Bought from K, Adobe

Clove, entire
Entire Cloves have an intense taste thanks to their essential oils, especially eugenol. Grind cloves in a mortar to use in sauces, soups, pastries, and currys. Water 9.9%  78/07/15  LA (2.6g) 4:1 (0.6g) ALA

Mushrooms, treated, and mushroom products: porcini mushrooms, dried (Boletus edulis)
© GFDL 1.2, Nino Barbieri, Wikipedia

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

The "Big nettle", Urtica dioica, wild-growing, often called common nettle, stinging nettle.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Simplicius, Wikipedia

Nettles, (Young, Stinging)
Stinging Nettles (Urtica dioica, Young Nettles) have culinary and medicinal uses, especially in naturopathy. Water 87.7%  73/26/01  LA : ALA

Shelled peanuts without skin in a bowl beside peanuts with shell and peanuts with brownish red skin.
© Bought from catto32, Adobe

Peanuts (raw? organic?)
Originating in the Andes, peanuts are not true nuts according to the botanical definition. It’s best to eat peanuts in moderation! (raw? organic?). Water 6.5%  18/28/54  LA (15.6g) !:0 (0g) 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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