Yes, seeds are an acceptable part of a Paleo food list.
Can seeds go bad?
Yes, seeds can go ‘bad’ or lose their freshness. They contain naturally volatile oils that are heat, air and light sensitive. Seeds should be stored in a cool place, away from direct sunlight, in an air-tight container. If in a warm climate or if your pantry gets hot it is best to refrigerate seeds in an airtight container. Seeds usually has a shelf life of 12 months or more when stored correctly. Please see the use-by date on our in-store product label for each batch
There are many different edible plant seeds including sunflower, pumpkin (pepitas), hemp, sesame, poppy and chia seeds. Quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat, which are often thought to be grains, are all actually edible seeds.
Can black sesame seeds be eaten raw?
Yes, black sesame seeds can be eaten raw. They are delicious in salads and wraps or sprinkled over nearly any dish.