National Nut Day 2021 – Friday, October 22! National Nut Day is a holiday observed on October 22nd each year. it is designed to persuade people to select healthier snacks alternatives. This is the day for doing some nutty shenanigans to honor the nut-case inside us all! This unofficial festival honors all of the different types of nuts that exist today. Nuts are high in Omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and plant sterols, making them highly nutritious. As a result, the majority of nuts consumed today are not only delicious but also nutritious. So, on this nutty occasion, select your favorite nut and enjoy not only a tasty but also a highly beneficial snack. Because you only become nuts one’, right!
When is National Nut Day 2021 USA?
Friday, October 22 is the official celebration date of Happy National Nut Day 2021 in the United States.
History of National Nut Day
Liberation Foods Company launched National Nut Day as a strategy to show support for small nut farmer cooperatives throughout the world. The firm wanted to emphasize to the public that not only were its nuts grown responsibly but that they were also dedicated to paying their nut growers a fair minimum amount of wage for the effort they put in. Farmers from diverse parts of the world gather to create a reasonable association under Liberation Foods’ banner.
National Nut Day got first mentioned on the Liberation Foods website in 2015. Despite the fact that the firm is located in the UK, the celebration has spread around the world, particularly in the US. The day is dedicated to anything connected to nuts, including recipes and culinary suggestions. Many African cultures include peanuts in savory dishes on a continuous basis in their everyday meals.
As per the facts presented in Nutcracker Museum, nuts have been a staple of human diets since over 800,000 years ago! To break stones, early man utilized “nutting tools.” In a Texas cave, pecan remnants dating back to 6100 B.C. were unearthed. Pistachios were popular among early Europeans, whereas Romans and Greeks thought walnuts were a divine gift. Anyways, these are historical facts that have little to no influence, unless you are a curious one by default. The important thing that should be prioritized is to include nuts in daily meals for healthy benefits.
How to Celebrate National Nut Day 2021?
- Create your own preferred nut butter
Nut butter from the store can be relay old. Instead of buying them from the store, you can simply put your preferred nut in a blender, add little sweetness and voilà! Sprinkle the deliciousness with a knife or consume it like a hungry bear!
- Give Your Co-Workers a Nutty Treat
Do you want to make somebody’s day at work a little brighter? Create snack-sized gift bags for your employees using a family-size jar of mixed nuts from your local store. It’s a low-cost treat that many people will love. In case someone is allergic to nuts, it’s better to leave that nutty freak from sharing the goodies for the fear of being boomeranged!
- Have some nuts during mealtime
The best thing about nuts is you can have them anytime you want and with almost any food you want. The thing is your stomach and muscles are going to send a burp of gratitude due to the extra protein you have send their way!
- Share On Social Media
Share on social media about your ways of celebration with the hashtag #NationalNutDay with pictures of you having some nuts with your nutty buddies or by sharing some interesting facts about nuts which we have shared below!
Some Nutty Facts About Nuts
- Cashew shells are poisonous • Peanuts are beans, not nuts!
- Pistachios are essentially fruit seeds; cashews are genuine fruits
- Hazelnuts were used to cure coughs by the Ancient Greeks
- Almonds may contain prebiotic characteristics
- Walnuts provide 100percent of your regular Omega-3 needs in only one serving
- One serving of chestnuts provides 20% of your daily vitamin C needs.
- Chocolate makers purchase 40% of the world’s almond yield.
- Almonds may be stored in the refrigerator for up to two years.
Why We Love National Nut Day
Nuts have come in diverse shapes and cater to the personal preference of people. Nuts are delicious to say the least by being filled with protein, calcium, and vitamin E. Nuts are also the perfect snack to fill our hungry tummy! So, don’t you think we should all go nuts to have a nutty celebration of nuts!
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