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Hemp seeds, peeled, raw - Cannabis sativa - in white porcelain bowl with wooden spoon.

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 3:1 ALA

Two kohlrabi freshly harvested plus one cut open. - Brassica oleracea (Gongylodes Group)

Kohlrabi
Kohlrabi is a vegetable commonly grown and eaten in the German-speaking countries. It is similar in taste to broccoli and is eaten raw or cooked. Water 91.0%  78/21/01  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

Young garden cress - Lepidium sativum - in a plant from the bird's eye view.

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

A carafe containing dark pumpkin seed oil with pumpkin seeds to the left and a pumpkin to the right.

Pumpkin seed oil
Pumpkin seed oil has a greenish-brown color and an aromatic nutty flavor. It contains high levels of linoleic acid and phytosterols.   00/00/100  LA 102:1 ALA

The photo shows homemade soy cream that is made with soy milk and canola oil.

Soy cream
Soy cream is a good alternative to traditional cooking cream that you can use if you want or have to do without animal products. Water 60.9%  11/06/83  LA 2:1 ALA

Black olives, pitted on wooden spoons, next to a glass bottle with olive oil.

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 11:1 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

Walnut oil in square glass bottle, surrounded by walnut leaves and nuts with and without outer shell

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 5:1 ALA

Vegetables, raw, untreated: green bell peppers, raw (Capsicum annuum)

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

Red cabbage resp. blue kraut, raw - Brassica oleracea (Capitata Group), cut open on a table

Red cabbage
Red cabbage can be used both raw in a salad and cooked for other dishes. It is especially popular because of its mild sweet taste. Water 90.4%  82/16/02  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

Corn on the cob, half-peeled - Zea mays mays L. - on plant.

Corn
Corn is a warm-season annual that yields hundreds of corn kernels per cob. It is used as food as well as to produce chemical products and biofuel. Water 7.8%  84/11/05  LA : ALA

Vegan vegetable broth — extra low in salt — in a white ceramic bowl,  ingredients in the background.

Low-salt vegetable broth
In contrast to most vegetable broths, this version contains very little salt. And it can be prepared in just a few steps. Water 95.0%  85/13/02  LA : ALA

Herbs, spices, salt, and sugar: spices, dried marjoram (Origanum majorana)

Dried marjoram
Dried marjoram is a popular seasoning that contains many essential oils. It is used primarily in sausages, potato dishes, and sauces. Water 7.6%  75/16/09  LA 1:3 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

Cabbage (white cabbage), raw - Brassica oleracea, whole and cut open on a white surface.

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

Arugula, raw (Eruca sativa): arugula growing wild on a meadow

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 1:1 ALA

Coconut milk is pulp mashed with water, here in bottle, next to coconut and pieces.

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

A young couple is tasting red table wine during a wine tasting.

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

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