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Look: Danica Patrick Does an Adorable Photoshoot on National Avocado Day

Published 07/31/2022, 3:25 PM EDT

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Now, who doesn’t love a nice avocado? There is so much you can do with the green, healthy, fat-rich fruit (yep, it’s a fruit). You can mash it up nicely and throw in some lemon and onions to make the perfect guacamole. Or, slice it up and throw it on toast for a hearty breakfast. Well, why are we talking about avocados, you may ask? It is National Avocado Day!

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And former NASCAR Cup Series and IndyCar driver, Danica Patrick, has jumped on the Avocado love train to celebrate it!

Patrick recently posted on her Instagram about the big day for the green fruit.


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Now, the celebration wasn’t done alone, of course. In fact, Guacamole and Plant-based dips brand, Good Foods, sponsored the post.

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But, why does Avocado have its own day? Is there something more to the fruit other than just being delicious? Well, let’s find out!

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This delicious green fruit is not native to the United States. In fact, avocados originated in Mexico and stayed predominantly in the South American region. However, in the early 20th century adventurer and U.S. Department of Agriculture botanist, David Fairchild decided to change that.

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Fairchild introduced this healthy-fat-rich fruit to the US. So, this engrained the origin of Avocado in the Agricultural History of America.


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So avocados might be one of the very few green foods that everyone enjoys. But what’s your take on it? Do you enjoy it? Do you have any cool recipes based on avocados that you want to share with us? Let us know in the comments!

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Written by:

Hetul Katyal


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Hetul Katyal is an F1-NASCAR web stories creator at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his degree in Journalism from the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, he is an avid supporter of Carlos Sainz and Scuderia Ferrari. Hetul always looks forward to the paddock going to Baku, but the part of F1 that excites him the most, is seeing the drivers tackle the 'Raidillon' at Spa.
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Ranvijay Singh