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US Date Nut Bread Day

US Date Nut Bread Day is held on December 22. This event in the third decade of the month December is annual. Help us Help us 
22 December - US Date Nut Bread Day
Dates are the fruit of Date Palm grown in many parts of the world. Date Nut Bread can be stored well wrapped at room temperature for 2-3 days, or can be kept well wrapped in the fridge for 5-7 days. You can also freeze up to 2 months. Date nuts provide nutrients, and it is an excellent source of dietary potassium.
National Date Nut Bread Day, celebrated on December 22, is a baker's delight. Incidentally, some sources suggest that the day is also celebrated on September 8.
Believed to have originated around Iraq, dates have been a staple food of the Middle East and Indus Valley for thousands of years. They have been cultivated since ancient times, from Mesopotamia to prehistoric Egypt, possibly as early as 4000 BC.
In 1765, the Spanish introduced dates to Mexico and California.
Several studies have shown that those who consume nuts regularly are less likely to suffer from coronary heart disease. It was in 1993 that nuts were first linked to protection against coronary heart disease. Since then, many clinical trials have found that consumption of various nuts, such as almonds and walnuts, can reduce serum LDL cholesterol concentrations.

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