It's August 3rd, which means it's National Grab Some Nuts Day.

According to National Today, Grab Some Nuts Day's origins isn't known, but they say there was some confusion as to what it was about.

"Some were celebrating the nuts we eat, whereas others thought it was all about the metal nuts that go with bolts," they said.

via GIPHY

Grab Some Nuts Day encourages the grabbing and eating of nuts, which have "an impressive amount of protein, vitamins, minerals, potassium, iron and son on," according to National Today.

There's that old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," but a handful of nuts can do the same thing.

via GIPHY

The American Heart Association says we should eat a handful of unsalted, unoiled nuts per week.

How to Celebrate Today:

  1. Grab Some Nuts - If done sensibly, grabbing a handful of nuts a day will improving your overall health. You should read up about the health benefits of getting some nuts in your diet.
  2. Put Nuts in Your Food - It'll add an unmatched texture, and give your dish a salty additive.
  3. Share It On Social Media - Share a photo of your handful of nuts to your social media accounts. People might think it's weird, but it won't be if you use the hashtag, #NationalGrabSomeNutsDay.

Fun Facts About Nut Grabbing

Read more at National Today

Get our free mobile app

LOOK: Here is the richest town in each state

Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.