National Almond Day
National Almond Day is celebrated on February 16 of every year. Almonds are one of the most heart-healthy available on the market. They are delicious, and their nuts are full of Vitamin E, fiber, magnesium, and it can help in lowering the cholesterol level. Hence National Almond Day is a day to celebrate the Almond by enjoying the taste of Almond by adding them to milk, pasta, butter, food or whatever it may be. Almond offers a delicious taste with several health benefits.
“White as the blossoms which the almond tree, above its bald and leafless branches, bears.” – Margaret Junkin Preston.
History of National Almond Day
The creator or inventor of National Almond Day is still unknown. Almond’s are one of the most heart-healthy food available in the market which is engaged with Vitamin E, fiber, and magnesium. Almond’s are very beneficial to the health according to the survey of Five hundred health Professionals. The research of Purdue University Suggests that eating almonds will help people to feel satisfied for several hours and it can support in weight management, and it counters weight gain. U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests that eating Almond’s will help in reducing the cholesterol, which reduces the risk of heart disease. The almond trees are native to the Middle East and South Asia. They produce a fleshy green fruit which is similar to the peach or apricot. There is a stone-like the seed at the center of the fruit is called an almond nut. Nearly 80% of the Almonds are grown in California state of United States of America, and approximately 1.2 Million beehives are required to fertilize all of the crops.
Other Celebrations on February 16
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How to Celebrate the National Almond Day
Celebrating the National Almond Day is quite simple and easy to remember. Read more about the health benefits of almond and suggest them to your child, friends, family members, and co-workers. Try any one of the almond recipes in your home and share them with your family members. Gather your friends and conduct an Almond Themed Party. Don’t forget to take photos while eating your favorite Almond Recipe and share them on social media’s by using the hashtag #AlmondDay.