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Traditional canary seed is not considered safe for human consumption in the United States. However, new hairless varieties of the seed are listed as safe and being sold in the U.S. More »

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A new strain of canary seed provides a gluten-free source of fiber and protein, says Prevention magazine. While unaltered canary seed is covered in tiny hairs that makes it inedible, Canadian researchers have developed a... More »

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As of 2015, limited studies indicate that canary seed, or alpiste, has antioxidant properties similar to those offered by vitamin C and is high in protein, explains Pureza. Anecdotal evidence suggests canary seed support... More »

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