According to a website that charts things to celebrate, Oct. 22 is National Nut Day celebrating the edible ones; not the crazy friends you might have.
Nuts are one of the healthiest, most nutritious, and most delicious snacks for adults and children. Since there are such a variety of nuts, there is not a chance of running out of choices.
Not only are nuts good, but they are also good for you. Medical studies have shown that eating nuts reduces hypertension and the risks associated with heart disease. Besides, they fill you up when you are hungry.
Nuts are nutritious with protein, fiber, and unsaturated fat.
It might surprise you that even though the word "nut" is in its name, the peanut is not a nut. Rather, the peanut is a legume and belongs to the bean family.
Some popular nuts that are really nuts include the following:
You can celebrate National Nut Day by eating lots of nuts as a snack or on top of your favorite dessert.
TO READERS OF THIS ARTICLE:
Let me know if I left out any nuts from the above list. If so, I will add them to the list.