National Walnut Day (U.S.A) And More Holidays On May 17!

National Walnut Day: Walnuts may not be as popular as other peanuts and almonds, but they offer great health benefits for your heart, brain, and bones. With a history spanning almost 10,000 years, it’s no wonder we celebrate National Walnut Day on May 17th. Originally from ancient Persia, they were considered a delicacy for royalty and eventually made their way to England via trade. Despite being known as English walnuts, they have a rich history spanning continents.

From breakfast to dinner, walnuts can be incorporated into any meal. So next time you’re in the kitchen, give walnuts the respect they deserve and try out some new recipes!

Also on May 17…

World Hypertension Day: It is an annual observance established by the World Hypertension League to raise awareness about high blood pressure and promote prevention, detection, and control of hypertension.

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia: It aims to raise awareness about the discrimination and violence experienced by LGBTQ+ people and promote their rights and freedoms around the world.

National Cherry Cobbler Day: Celebrates the delicious dessert of cherry cobbler, which is made with fresh cherries and a buttery biscuit topping.

Norwegian Constitution Day: Norway’s national day, celebrating the signing of the Norwegian Constitution in 1814 and the country’s independence from Denmark.

World Telecommunication Day: An annual observance declared by the United Nations to raise awareness about the role of communication technologies in promoting social and economic development.

National Pack Rat Day: Encourages people to clean and declutter their homes, offices, and personal spaces by getting rid of things they no longer need or use.

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