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Mung bean sprouts, raw - Vigna radiata: basket full, with mung beans to the left.

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

Seeds, raw, treated: psyllium

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

Soy sauce (Tamari) in a small white ceramic chinese spoon against a background in shades of brown.

Soy sauce (tamari)
Soy sauce (tamari) is not only used as a dip for sushi. The savory sauce made from soybeans also works well as a marinade and a seasoning for stir-fried dishes. Water 66.0%  34/65/01  LA : 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.

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 7:1 ALA

Kiwi, green, - Actinidia deliciosa - hanging on kiwi plant ripe for harvesting.

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

Eggplant in greenhouse hanging on plant - Solanum melongena

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

Vegetables, raw, untreated: romaine lettuce, raw (Lactuca sativa var. Logifolia)

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

Squash, summer, crookneck and straightneck, raw - Cucurbita moschata, one cut in half.

Butternut squash
Butternut squash has an orange fleshy pulp with a buttery, nutty flavor that melts in your mouth. Water 94.3%  75/20/05  LA : ALA

Oils and fats, plant-based: Oil, flaxseed, cold pressed - Linum usitatissimum

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 1:4 ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, cardamom  (Elettaria cardamomum)

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 3:1 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.

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

Radishes freshly harvested, still on the ground: (Raphanus sativus subsp. Sativus, Raphanus sativus)

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

Several bundles of lemongrass - Cymbopogon citratus- on a market.

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

Coconut flour in a glass bowl (Cocos nucifera): in the background, coconut oil on the left and a whole coconut on the right.

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

Vanilla powder (ground vanilla) in a heap on a white surface and two vanilla pods.

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

Oils and fat, vegetable: Sesame oil drips in a bright dish on wooden pad.

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 138:1 ALA

Fruits: raw, untreated: blueberries, raw – (Vaccinium spp.)

Blueberry, raw
Blueberries have a high antioxidant potential, and it is said that they also have properties which can reduce the risk of cancer and strokes. Water 84.2%  93/05/02  LA : ALA

Diced tomatoes, canned: fresh tomatoes on the left, a can of diced tomatoes on the right.

Diced tomatoes, canned
Diced tomatoes in a can are usually preserved by heating, and the consistency depends on the respective product. Look for higher quality brands. Water 89.4%  79/18/03  LA : ALA

Untreated yam bean (Jícama) - Pachyrhizus spp. on a market.

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

Pears in a braided container, around it another and a half. Pyrus communis L.

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

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