Tuesday, April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018 - Nutrition, Food, and Health Topics: National Farm Animals Day, National Cinnamon Crescent Day, World Food News , Photography and History

National Farm Animals Day was created as a day to raise awareness about the plight of slaughtered animals and to find a home for the abandoned and abused farm animals.


Easy Ways You Can Help Farm Animals in 2018 http://bit.ly/2uWR3QY

Five Things To Know About Farm Animal Days 2018 http://bit.ly/2GNF0XF

Animal Rescues That Will Make You Happy
that PETA Exists

Vegetarian Resources

1. The Vegetarian Resource Group
2. Peta
3. Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetics Practice Group (VN DPG), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
4. The Vegan Society
5. Ginny Messina, RDN - Vegan Dietitian: Recipes to Try - Pinterest 
6. MyPlate, Healthy Eating for Vegetarians
7. USDA Food Patterns: Healthy Vegetarian Eating Pattern - Dietary Guideline for Americans 2015-2020, 8th Edition 

National Cinnamon Crescent Day is observed annually on April 10th.  Crescent roll dough filled with sugar, cinnamon, and butter then rolled, shaped and baked to a golden brown deliciousness.

Recipe: Cinnamon Crescent Rolls  http://bit.ly/2EuESKB

National Library Week

#NationalLibraryWeek   Are You What You Eat? Hardcover – April 14, 2015 by DK  (Author) https://amzn.to/2qlQRVL

Today in History

1752 William Cheselden died. An English surgeon and teacher, he was one of the first to describe the role of saliva in digestion.

1872 The first Arbor Day was observed in Nebraska.

1991 The last remaining Horn & Hardart Automat closed its doors. It was located at Third Avenue and 42nd Street in New York City. Frank Hardart and Joe Horn opened the first Automat on June 9, 1902, at 818 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia. The birth date of modern fast food.

1995 A smoking ban in New York for restaurants with more than 35 seats began today.

News and Blogs

1.  April is #NationalStressAwarenessMonth - It’s Time to De-Stress! Bonnie Giller, #RDN makes some suggestions on how to lessen your stress.  Chronic stress can lead to weight gain, anxiety, depression & overall feeling of burnout. http://bit.ly/2qjQtb1

2, Are You Getting Enough #Calcium While Pregnant? http://eatrightmama.com/calcium-and-pregnancy/  @EatRightMama

3. How to Get Enough Calcium On A Vegan Dairy Free Diet  http://bit.ly/2GQsDdr  @TConscDietitian

4. Nutritional sciences student to work at Penn State Student Farm this summer http://bit.ly/2EAO146

5. How school lunches measure up in countries around the world http://bit.ly/2v4sGAE

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