National Almond Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: February 16, 2017 is National Almond Day.

Almond Day

It’s generally thought and agreed by historians (and food historians particularly) that walnuts were among the earliest cultivated meals by mankind. Almond Day remembers this and all sorts of things almond, and appropriately so, given their high e vitamin content, their effectiveness at reducing levels of cholesterol and helping with weight reduction!

Northern San Joaquin Valley Almond Day
Northern San Joaquin Valley Almond Day

Local growers and agricultural leaders are encouraged to attend the upcoming 2016 North San Joaquin Valley Almond Day, set for Thursday, Feb. 4 at the Modesto Centre Plaza. The event is slated from 8:30 a.m. to noon and will include a variety of topics ...

An Amazing Reason To Celebrate National Almond Day
An Amazing Reason To Celebrate National Almond Day

Craving crunch? Crack open a bag of almonds for 20 grams of protein in one handful. (Photo: Stocksy/Kristin Duvall). Monday is National Almond Day (yes, there is such a thing), and two new studies in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition give ...

Local NaturAlmond Butter Offers Discount for National Almond Day
Local NaturAlmond Butter Offers Discount for National Almond Day

Today is National Almond Day! While we are the peanut state, we want to celebrate one of our local artisan producers: NaturAlmond. NaturAlmond started in Atlanta by Jamie Foster three years ago, and since then it has become America's largest ...

Where to Celebrate Bittersweet Chocolate and Almond Day
Where to Celebrate Bittersweet Chocolate and Almond Day

Today is National Bittersweet Chocolate and Almonds Day, because why wouldn't such a glorious marriage between sweet and salty have an entire day dedicated to it? As the irony gods have it, it's also National Stress Awareness Day (seriously). Someone ...

Health messaging a success for nutty campaign
Health messaging a success for nutty campaign

The Almond Board of California has run awareness campaigns around National Almond Day (February 16) for more than a decade. The organization and its long-time AOR Porter Novelli built this year's campaign around easy ways to swap unhealthy snacks ...

September is World Alzheimer's Awareness month
September is World Alzheimer's Awareness month

The Alzheimer's Association 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures shows just how many are affected by this irreversible, progressive brain disorder. Today more than five-million live with Alzheimer's. By 2050, up to 16-million will have the disease.

Say bye-bye to chin fat
Say bye-bye to chin fat

A newly FDA approved treatment to reduce the double chin now offers women a non-surgical option. When it comes to our face, makeup can create some contours where we lack them. But, nothing except surgery could get rid of stubborn chin fat -- that is ...

February 16, 2017 is also Innovation Day