Canadian Alpiste Canary Seeds
- Premium Quality
- De-hulled groat
- Glabrous (hairless) variety for human consumption
- Product of Canada
- 453g / 1lb
Alpiste Canary seeds nutrient content is higher than that of wheat, oats and barley and is similar in nutrients found in amaranth or quinoa.
Nutritional Profile per 100g
- 21% Protein amino acids
- 6.5% Fat
- 60% Carbohydrates
- 6.5% Fiber
- rich source of folate
- High in antioxidants & plant sterols
- high in β-carotene
- Vitamin E 2.8 mg/100g
- 399 kilocalories
- 50 mg of calcium
- 664 mg of iron
- 400 mg of phosphorus
Canary seeds are best known for their lipid-lowering action, which help to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood.
According to a report by the Groningen University Medical Center (Netherlands), they contain an enzyme called lipase that promotes the cleansing of the arteries to remove harmful lipids (fats), including cholesterol and triglycerides.
Alpiste has been tested to be gluten-free and safe for individuals with celiac disease. However, is is processed in a facility that also processes wheat and may contain traces of wheat gluten.
Produced in a nut free facility
Alpiste may contain a protein similar to a wheat allergen protein. This product was processed in a facility that also processes wheat and may contain trace amounts of wheat gluten.
How to use Alpiste Canary Seeds
Alpiste is a simple, nutritious, sugar free, plant based ingredient that can be used in vegan, vegetarian, and meat-free dishes.
You can also use Alpiste to make a traditional drink called leche de alpiste otherwise known as Canary seed milk.
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