National Peanut Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to peanuts. It is celebrated annually on September 13th. This product is very significant for American culture, because the same peanut butter is made from it, which is spread on bread and consumed as a snack.
The appearance of National Peanut Day is due to the mass distribution of this product. Watch many American TV shows or read Charles M. Schultz’s Peanuts comic and you’ll understand why it’s so popular.
Peanuts have been known to mankind for over 3500 years. It originally grew in South America. It would be wrong to call it a nut – it is a legume, which in its characteristics is closer to soybeans or lentils. Due to the fact that the fruits are dug out of the ground, the phrase “peanut” is used in relation to peanuts.
Peanuts are actively used in cooking. They make butter and flour from it, add it to pastries, sauces, and various snacks. It will be useful for people who are actively involved in sports – 100 grams of this nut contains 25 g of protein and 50 g of fat.
- Research scientists have shown that eating peanuts reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
- Popular peanut butter is a mixture of crushed nuts with vegetable oil. This is a very high calorie product. 100 grams of pasta contains almost 900 kcal.
- It is not recommended to use “peanut” in its raw form – there is a high probability of intestinal upset.
How to celebrity
During National Peanut Day, gather your family and friends, cook interesting dishes with the addition of peanuts and enjoy them in a warm company. Watch American TV series with a pack of roasted or salted peanuts, and don’t forget to make a classic peanut butter sandwich for breakfast.
When is National Peanut Day celebrated in 2022?
National Peanut Day is observed on September 13 each year.