Eat Beans Day
About Eat Beans Day
When is Eat Beans Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 3
Eat some beans today and toot about it, for today is heart-healthy Eat Beans Day. On this July 25 holiday, we get to enjoy healthy, nutritious, and tasty beans. There’s no shortage of varieties and no shortage of recipes. So, participation and enjoyment of this day is a snap!
Humans have been eating beans since they first began to walk upright on the planet. Beans are grown all over the world. Most people find them to be very tasty. And that’s a good thing, as beans are very good for your health.
Beans are healthy and nutritious. Sure, vegetables in general are healthy for you. Beans are among the healthiest. These legumes are a major source of protein and fiber. They contain many other minerals and vitamins, too. They have no fat and are very low in cholesterol. Diabetics love the low carbs. About the only downside, is that beans can cause flatulence.
It’s easy to celebrate this very special day, simply eats beans, and lots of them. There are over 40,000 varieties of beans to choose from, and no shortage of recipes. Now, that’s something to toot about!
Did you ever consider growing your own beans? They are easy to grow. Find out How to Grow Beans
How to Celebrate and Participate in Eat Beans Day
There are many things you can do to celebrate Eat Beans Day. Here are a few ideas:
- Include a bean recipe in your meals today. Find bean recipes
- See how many varieties you can eat. There are thousands to choose from.
- Grow some in your garden. There are even varieties that are considered flower plants.
“Beans, beans they’re good for the heart. The more you eat them, the more you #%$@ (Toot!?)”
History and Origin of Eat Beans Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. This special day is right at the time when beans of all kinds are ready to harvest. Perhaps, there is some linkage to gardening!?
During our original research in the early 200os, the title of this day was Eat Beans Day. Somewhere in the mid-2010s, some websites added the word “National” to the title. Neither Congress nor the President of the United States has proclaimed this holiday to be a national day. Let’s change that. Write your local congressperson and the President of the U.S. to voice your support for the creation of National Eat Beans Day.
Definition of “National” Days – and why it is so important to distinguish and identify true national days.
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