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Natural vanilla extract - Vanilla planifolia: vials and vanilla pods next to it.
© Bought from Africa Studio, fotolia

Vanilla extract
Vanilla extract is usually artificial. The nutritional information provided for this ingredient is based on natural vanilla extract; it contains 35 % alcohol. Water 52.6%  99/00/00  LA : ALA

Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.): tumeric root (left), coursely ground powder (right).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Simon A. Eugster, Wikipedia

Turmeric root
Turmeric not only stimulates digestion, but also has other health-promoting properties. It can be eaten raw and is a key ingredient in curry powder. Water 82.0%  84/12/04  LA : ALA

Wooden bowl filled with buckwheat on a dark wooden table (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench)
© Bought from nolonely, fotolia

Buckwheat
Buckwheat is gluten-free, and in studies with diabetic rats it has been shown to be effective in decreasing elevated blood sugar levels. Water 9.8%  81/15/04  LA : ALA

Two fennel tubers, one cut open - Foeniculum vulgare.
© Bought from TwilightArtPictures, fotolia

Fennel bulb
Fennel, which tastes sweet and a little like anise, is used, for example, raw in salads and cooked in vegetable and fish dishes. Water 90.2%  84/14/02  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried thyme (Thymus vulgaris)
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Dried thyme
Thyme is a particularly healthy spice because of its essential thyme oil. Thanks to its long shelf life, the dried variety is especially popular. Water 7.8%  79/11/09  LA (0.5g) 1:1 (0.7g) ALA

Citrus sautee and grated lemon with lemon rasps in square ceramic bowl.
© Bought from DramaSan, fotolia

Lemon peel
Lemon peel has a delicious flavor. It is used in dishes either whole or grated. Make sure to only use the peel of organic citrus fruits. Water 81.6%  90/08/02  LA : ALA

Granulated sugar (sugar), coarse-grained, on tablespoon, including writing "diabetes".
© Bought from adrian_ilie825, fotolia

Sugar, granulated
Granulated sugar is the common form of white (refined) sugar made from sugar cane or sugar beet. See text for more information about forms and uses. Water 0.0%  100/00/00  LA : ALA

Pasta and baked goods, vegetarian: flour
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Flour
Wheat flour used for baking bread contains more gluten as this gives bread its structure and makes it chewier. The shelf life depends on the type of flour. Water 13.4%  84/14/02  LA : ALA

Several bundles of lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus- on a market.
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Lemongrass, fresh
Lemongrass, also known as citronella grass and fever grass, tastes a bit like lemon and is reminiscent of the smell of roses. It is used in cooking and for tea. Water 70.6%  92/07/02  LA : ALA

Cocoa powder, raw, unsweetened in a mortar of white ceramic with pestle.
© CC-by 2.0, Olaf Pokorny, flickr.com

Cocoa powder (cocoa, not cocao) raw?
Unsweetened cocoa is available either raw (cacao or cocoa powder, not cocao) or roasted. Raw powder is lighter in color than processed (alkalized) powder. Water 3.0%  63/21/15  LA : ALA

Yellow mustard seeds on a spoon.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rainer Zenz, Wikipedia

Yellow mustard seed
The seeds in white mustard are actually a smooth pale yellow. These are known as yellow mustard seed and taste spicy after they come into contact with liquids. Water 5.7%  39/28/32  LA (2.6g) 1:1 (3.9g) ALA

Young woman in bathrobe drinking coconut water with straw directly from coconut.
© Bought from blackday, fotolia

Coconut water
Coconut water is a good thirst quencher. It is 95% water and 4% carbohydrates and is low in calories and fat. The coconut water from young coconuts is best. Water 95.0%  80/16/04  LA : ALA

Crushed linseed (Linum usitatissimum) on the left and cold-pressed linseed oil on the right.
© Bought from hjschneider, fotolia

Cold-pressed flaxseed oil
Cold-pressed flaxseed oil (linseed oil) is rich in fatty acids, especially omega-3. However, if not stored correctly, it can quickly turn rancid. Water 0.1%  00/00/100  LA (14.2g) 1:4 (53.4g) ALA

A bag of ground ginger (Zingiber officinale)
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Ground ginger
Ground ginger is very popular in spice mixtures, where it is used in order to make dishes spicier and for its medicinal ingredients. Water 9.9%  84/11/05  LA (0.7g) 3:1 (0.2g) ALA

Young woman smells fresh broccoli with stalk. Brassica oleracea var. Italica.
© Bought from anetlanda, fotolia

Broccoli
Broccoli has a mild, slightly bitter flavor that goes well with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. The florets, stalk, and leaves can be eaten raw or cooked. Water 89.3%  68/29/04  LA : ALA

Yellow bell peppers, freshly harvested and arranged closely together (Capsicum annuum).
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Yellow bell pepper
Unlike chili peppers, bell peppers aren’t hot. They are available in green, yellow, and red, whereby the latter two have a milder and sweeter flavor. Water 92.0%  84/13/03  LA : ALA

Eggplant in greenhouse hanging on plant - Solanum melongena
© Bought from hansenn, fotolia

Eggplant (Aubergine)
Eggplants should be bought when they are still firm, otherwise they are stored too long or overripe. Caution, the stem can have sharp spikes. Water 92.3%  84/14/03  LA : ALA

Rosemary branch with flower on the shrub.
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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

Chili flakes (Capsicum annuum), a small pile on a white background.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Andreas Kaiser (Anka), Neu-Ulm Pfuhl, Germany, Kochwiki

Chili flakes
Chili flakes are available with or without seeds. Similar to chili powder, they are used to increase the spiciness of a wide range of dishes, sauces, and dips. Water 7.2%  81/12/07  LA (3.1g) !:0 (0g) ALA

Virgin sesame oil in a glass bowl with white sesame seeds around it
© Bought from Elena Schweitzer, Adobe

Sesame oil
Sesame oil is obtained from white and black sesame seeds. It is not only used for cooking but also for skin care and natural remedies. Water 0.0%  00/00/100  LA (41.3g) 138:1 (0.3g) ALA

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