Month: August 2019

The World is Going Nuts Over Plant Milk Are Plant Based Milk Alternatives Really Healthier Than Dairy Milk?

So today is World Plant Milk Day. According to its organizers, the reason for such a global celebration is because, “millions of people across the world are turning away from dairy and towards plant-based alternatives.” Zephie Begolo, head of campaigns for ProVeg UK, a food awareness organization, stated that, “People are fast realizing that plant …

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Today is National Senior Citizens Day Even Small Acts of Kindness Can Go a Long Way Today

Today is National Senior Citizens Day. It celebrates the achievements and contributions that older Americans have made to our society and was created to honor them. President Ronald Reagan first signed Proclamation 5847 in 1988 to honor senior citizens. The President then proclaimed, “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue …

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August 20, 2019: World Mosquito Day How to Stay Protected from One of the World’s Deadliest Animals

“Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. Their ability to carry and spread disease to humans causes millions of deaths every year,” states the World Health Organization (WHO). Mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue, zika, West Nile virus, encephalitis, chikungunya, and yellow fever continue to afflict millions of people worldwide. World Mosquito …

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On National Potato Day, Let’s Explore Which Potatoes Are the Healthiest

So today really is National Potato Day. It is a day to celebrate one of the most versatile root vegetables on earth that can be prepared in so many ways. Potatoes are among the world’s healthiest foods, available year-round globally, and are a staple in many cuisines. Potatoes are packed with nutrients with far reaching …

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