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Taking life one bite at a time!

National Candy Day

National Candy Day

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Facts on Candy 

  • Cotton candy, notoriously bad for the teeth, was co-invented by a dentist.
  • Dentists have said that it’s ok for parents to let their kids eat up as much candy as they want at one time.
  • The creator of Hershey’s chocolate was originally supposed to travel on the Titanic!
  • Candy is characterized by the use of a significant amount of sugar, or, in the case of sugar-free candies, by the presence of sugar substitutes.
  • About 4% of all candy consumed in America each year occurs on Halloween, according to a new report by market research group NPD.

November 3- National Sandwich Day

National Sandwich Day

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Facts on Sandwiches

  • The most popular sandwich is the plain, ordinary ham sandwich
  • The first recorded use of the word ‘Sandwich’ (with a capital S), was in 1762 by Edward Gibbon writing of the Beef Steak Club in London.
  • The sandwich is named after John Montagu (1718-92), the 4th Earl of Sandwich, who started a craze for eating beef between two slices of toast.
  • The Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii) were also named after the 4th Earl of Sandwich in 1778.
  • Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches every day

October 29 – National Oatmeal Day

National Oatmeal Day

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Food Facts on Oatmeal 

  • Oatmeal is one of the most popular breakfast foods in America,
  • Oats have been proven to help lower bad cholesterol and even reduce the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
  • Oats also keep you fuller for longer, so you are more likely to maintain a healthy weight.
  • Oats can be used in cookies, breadcrumbs, and as a thickening agent in meatballs or meatloaf. Oats can also be ground down in a food processor to make oat flour.
  •  Oats was once considered a weed and burned before is gained the respect of a grain.