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Eat Your Vegetables Day

Vegetable Tray. Eat Your Vegetables Day.

Date When Held : Always June 17

Strategically created in the middle of National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, this day is the perfect opportunity to re-introduce a healthy portion of vegetables into your diet. No doubt about it, Eat Your Vegetables Day was created to promote a more healthy diet.......for life!

On this day, you are encouraged to eat vegetables for every meal, and for a snack. Better still, try to be a vegetarian....for the day. Short of that, any additional vegetables at meal time today will honor the event, as well as make you a little healthier.

We encourage parents to let the kids help with dinner, preparing the salad and vegetables. Along the way, you tell your kids a little about the importance of vegetables for a long and healthy life.

Thought for Today: "Life expectancy would grow in leaps and bounds, if vegetables smelled like bacon. - - Author Unknown


History and Origin of Eat Your Vegetables Day:

We discovered no substantial information about the origin of this day. We can only speculate that a medical or health organization or group created this day to promote a healthy diet and lifestyle.


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