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National Grab Some Nuts Day

Celebrate National Grab Some Nuts Day with a delicious selection of nuts - perfect for snacking or adding to your favorite recipes!
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August 3
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It's time to grab some nuts and celebrate National Grab Some Nuts Day on August 3rd! Whether they be peanuts, almonds, walnuts, cashews or pecans, nuts have been an essential part of the human diet for centuries. Not only are they delicious and nutritious but they can also provide a great source of energy during our busiest days. So this year, why not take a few minutes out of your day to celebrate with some tasty nuts? You're sure to find something that satisfies your cravings!

History of National Grab Some Nuts Day

National Grab Some Nuts Day Dates

National Grab Some Nuts Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>7000 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Earliest Evidence of Nut Consumption</div><div class='timeline-text'>Archaeologists find evidence of nut consumption by early humans in the Middle East, highlighting the long-standing importance of nuts in human diet.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1492</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Columbus Discovers Peanuts in America</div><div class='timeline-text'>Christopher Columbus discovers peanuts in America and brings them back to Europe, leading to the wider dissemination and culinary use of nuts.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1700s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Almonds Cultivated in California</div><div class='timeline-text'>Spanish missionaries first introduce almond trees to California, an area that would become a significant global supplier of almonds.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1895</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Commercial Peanut Butter Invented</div><div class='timeline-text'>Dr. John Harvey Kellogg invents a version of peanut butter as a nutritious protein substitute for his patients.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1920s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Nuts Included in Chocolates</div><div class='timeline-text'>Chocolate companies start including nuts in their products in large scale, popularizing the combination of nuts and chocolate.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Grab Some Nuts Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Bake nut-filled treats</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>From cookies to cakes and pies, there are plenty of recipes out there that involve adding nuts to the mix. Whether it's a classic peanut butter cookie or something more unique, like a pistachio tart, you can't go wrong with adding something nutty to your baking.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make your own trail mix</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Creating your own trail mix is a great way to get creative and customize it to your own taste. Choose your favorite nuts, dried fruits, seeds, and even some chocolate chips and create the perfect snack.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Roast your own nuts</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take some raw nuts and put them in the oven, or even better, on the grill. Roasting your own nuts not only brings out their flavor but is also a great way to add a smoky flavor to them.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create nutty snacks</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Mix up some nuts with honey and spread it on toast for a sweet treat, dip pretzels in melted chocolate and sprinkle with chopped nuts for a salty sweet snack, or even try making your own nut butter!</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Go out for nuts</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Most restaurants offer dishes that contain some type of nut. Take a look at the menu and find something that sounds interesting to you and give it a try!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Grab Some Nuts Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Nuts are nutrient-dense</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nuts are not only delicious, they're also an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and protein. They are packed with healthy fats, dietary fiber, calcium and magnesium which all contribute to good overall health. Eating nuts can reduce your risk of developing autoimmune disorders, heart disease and some types of cancer.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>They help keep you full & satisfied</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nuts are known for their ability to help keep you full and satisfied. The combination of fat, protein and complex carbohydrates makes them an incredibly filling food that can help stave off hunger cravings between meals. Try adding a handful of unsalted nuts to your breakfast or lunch for satisfying fuel throughout the day!</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>There's a variety to choose from</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Not everyone likes the same type of nut — so thankfully there's a huge variety out there. From cashews to walnuts to almonds and more, you have countless options when it comes to choosing your favorite nut. Plus, they come in different forms such as raw, roasted, salted or even chocolate covered - so there's something for everyone!</p></div></div>

5 Amazing Facts for National Nuts Day

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Pistachios are the oldest edible nut worldwide</h3><p class='facts-content'>A favorite nut for many, pistachios were commonly used in travel provisions and are believed to be one of the oldest flowering nut trees, being mentioned in history as far back as 6000 BC.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Peanut is not a true nut</h3><p class='facts-content'>While much-loved for their flavor, peanuts technically aren't nuts. They belong to the legume family, which includes beans, peas, lentils and others.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Walnuts are a brain superfood</h3><p class='facts-content'>Walnuts are often called brain food, not only because they have a similar structure, but also because their high levels of DHA, a type of Omega-3 fatty acid, promote brain health.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Brazil Nut trees can live up to 800 years</h3><p class='facts-content'>Brazil Nuts come from trees that grow wild in the South American Rainforest. These trees can live up to 800 years, making them one of the longest living species in the nut world.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Almonds are rich in vitamin E and healthy fats</h3><p class='facts-content'>Almonds are a fantastic source of antioxidants. They are high in healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, protein, and various important nutrients, including vitamin E.</p></div></div>

National Grab Some Nuts Day FAQs

When is National Grab Some Nuts Day?

National Grab Some Nuts Day is celebrated on August 3 every year. In 2024 National Grab Some Nuts Day will occur on a Saturday.

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