Did you know that Wednesday, May 17th is National Walnut Day? That’s Right! What a fun, silly day to celebrate together. The Walnut Marketing Board in the United States established National Walnut Day in the 1950s and U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower made the day a public holiday in 1958. National Walnut Day has continued to be celebrated every year since that time on May 17th! To say that walnuts are a nutritious food is a bit of an understatement. We found a great article on www.healthline.com that gives us 13 proven health benefits!
To name a few:
1. Rich in Antioxidants
2. Super Plant Source of Omega-3s
3. May Decrease Inflammation
4. Promotes a Healthy Gut
5. May Reduce Risk of Some Cancers
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Here at Boo-Shaw Bakery, we have a delicious Vanilla Nut Pastry Cookie you can enjoy to celebrate this day! Our Vanilla Nut cookies have a blend of Madagascar vanilla extract and walnuts with a smooth peanut butter finish. You must give it a try!
Enjoy the fun, healthy food on this National Day or any day of the year! Walnuts have a long history and are so good for you!