What Do Canaries Have to Do With a Gluten-Free Diet?
Apparently a lot. When my daughter was younger, she would ask me why she was the one who had to wind up having celiac disease and all these other food intolerances and sensitivities when her friends didn't. I told her she was like the canary in the coal mine.
She was very sensitive to all these changes that were happening with our food. All this unnatural food full of GMOs, preservatives and pesticides that we were now eating. Her sensitivity and later mine, enabled us to make others aware of the need to eat whole, fresh, organic, natural foods, and in that way, we were like the canaries in the coal mine.
Canary Bird Seed
But now there's another connection canaries may have to a gluten-free diet. Their bird seed. A new variety of canary seed has been bred