Foundation Diet and Health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

The best perspective for your health

Print

Showing 121-140 of 370 items.
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

Several bundles of lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus- on a market.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Henna, Wikipedia

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

Yellow bell peppers, freshly harvested and arranged closely together (Capsicum annuum).
© CC-by 2.0, pin add, Wikimedia

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

Flakes, coarse and finely ground, vegan (can be heated): whole wheat flour
© CC-by 3.0, Margaret Hoogstrate, Wikipedia

Whole wheat flour
Baked goods made from whole wheat flour have a nuttier taste and heavier texture as compared to white flour products; however, the dough doesn’t rise as much. Water 10.7%  82/15/03  LA : ALA

Kiwi, green, - Actinidia deliciosa - hanging on kiwi plant ripe for harvesting.
© Bought from darenlot, fotolia

Kiwi
Green kiwis are known for their sweet and sour taste and aren’t just for eating raw. Kiwi juice, kiwi jam, and kiwi cake are also popular. Water 83.1%  90/07/03  LA : ALA

Cranberry: cranberries dried in small glass bowl on brown wooden surface.
© Bought from pilipphoto, fotolia

Dried cranberries
Sweetened dried cranberries, also known as fenberries, are a favorite ingredient in desserts, muesli, and baked goods. Water 15.8%  99/00/01  LA : ALA

Left: Green cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum), right: Black cardomome (Amomum subulatum).
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Autopilot, Wikimedia

Ground cardamom
Cardamom is a particularly aromatic spice and suitable for all kinds of dishes. It is also used as a medicine. Water 8.3%  80/13/08  LA (0.3g) 3:1 (0.1g) 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

Young garden cress - Lepidium sativum - in a plant from the bird's eye view.
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Till Westermayer, Wikipedia

Garden cress
Garden cress is a fast-growing herb with a spicy flavor. Thanks to the healthy ingredients it contains, it can also serve as a nutritional supplement. Water 89.4%  63/30/08  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

Seeds, raw, treated: psyllium
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Bastique (Cary Bass), Wikipedia

Psyllium
Psyllium is used in cooking as a food thickener and stabilizer. It is a plant-based source of fiber that absorbs water and stimulates digestion. Water 7.1%  98/01/00  LA : ALA

Sage, real - Salvia officinalis: left fresh leaves, right: dried in wooden spoon.
© Bought from Miroslawa Drozdowski, fotolia

Sage
Sage comes from the area around the Mediterranean Sea. Both the leaves and the flowers can be eaten raw. Sage tea can help when you have a sore throat. Water 85.0%  72/13/15  LA : ALA

Peppermint on a tablecloth. Thanks to its typical menthol aroma, peppermint is a favorite in many dishes and is also used in toothpaste, chewing gum, and candy.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Peppermint
In tea or as an herb in cooking, it is best to use fresh peppermint. The essential oils it contains are not very concentrated but they have beneficial effects. Water 78.6%  76/19/05  LA : ALA

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

Vegetables, raw, untreated: romaine lettuce, raw (Lactuca sativa var. Logifolia)
© CC-by-sa 3.0, Rotatebot, Wikipedia

Romaine lettuce
Romaine lettuce has a fine-bitter herb taste. It is served raw in salads or steamed as a vegetable dish and contains comparatively high levels of vitamin C. Water 94.6%  68/26/06  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

Coconut flour in a glass bowl (Cocos nucifera): in the background, coconut oil on the left and a whole coconut on the right.
© Bought from Heike Rau, fotolia

Coconut flour
Coconut flour is a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour and is used to prepare sweets and baked goods. It is also used as a binder for sauces. Water 8.5%  61/23/16  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

A block of tofu and tofu slices on a cutting board. Tofu has a very neutral flavor and works well as a carrier for many different flavors.
© CC-by-sa 2.0, Melanie Scherer, Stiftung Gesundheit und Ernährung Schweiz

Tofu, plain (bean curd)
Tofu, or soybean curd, is a product with a neutral flavor that originated in China and was originally fermented. Today, it is available in many processed forms. Water 70.9%  25/45/29  LA (4g) 7:1 (0.5g) 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

Print