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National Avocado Day
National Avocado Day is dedicated to a fruit that has no analogues, and it is quite deservedly called the fruit of paradise. That’s what USDA specialist David Fairchild called the avocado. The rich, creamy taste of the fruit is saturated with vitamins that are valuable for the body. So, avocado offers a person a healthy, long life at an affordable price. Agree, this is enough to celebrate National Avocado Day every year on July 31st.
The holiday was invented by a food delivery service founded in 2015. Model Meals is nutritionally oriented and only works with organic food producers. The mission of the holiday is to highlight products that are environmentally friendly and healthy. Avocados attracted the attention of the company for a reason. It’s a wholesome, tasty fruit, a very common fruit in California, and the company is located here.
Interesting facts about avocado
- Football fans eat about 54 million pounds of guacamole during the Super Bowl.
- Few people know that avocado is a fruit.
- Avocados are the highest in protein and fiber content.
- 1062 varieties of fruit have been registered.
- In Jamaica, the poetic name for avocados is “alligator pear”.
How to celebrate
It’s time to move beyond guacamole – cook something more interesting. For example, mix avocado, banana and cocoa for a wonderful pudding. And if you mix the fruit with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt, you get a great salad dressing. Add banana and olive oil to avocado puree for a hair mask. And if you add honey, olive oil and yogurt, you get a face mask. Try growing a plant from a seed.
When is National Avocado Day Celebrated in 2022?
National Avocado Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 31st each year.