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  • Hi! I'm Gingerpale!

  • Today, we're settling an important topic.

  • 'Which fruit is the best fruit?'

  • Now you gotta hear me out here, because I'm making the video, which means you don't really have a say in this debate.

  • But it's not a debate; it's just fact.

  • But I would like if you went and paused the video right now and go comment what you think the best fruit is.

  • Go ahead, I'll wait.

  • Did you do it?

  • Probably not.

  • But that's ok!

  • I bet you already thought about what your favorite fruit might be.

  • Maybe you are keeping it simple, with an apple, or an orange.

  • Perhaps you're a fan of tropical fruits like mango or pineapple.

  • Or maybe you're a little pretentious and decide to go with something weird like a dragonfruit.

  • That's a very impressive fruit!

  • I... I'm very impressed!

  • You can pick pretty much any fruit you want to be your favorite, really, except for a lemon.

  • That's just not right... you're sick.

  • No, no thanks.

  • Anyways, all of these are wrong.

  • I didn't ask about what your favorite was.

  • I asked for the best.

  • And the best is a tomato!

  • Whaaaaaaaat?!

  • For clarification, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure formed from the ovary of a flowering plant.

  • Wait, whaa... plants have ovaries?

  • Which means tomatoes are legally fruits.

  • But you probably already knew this.

  • But this also means that cucumbers, bell peppers, eggplants, pumpkins, and even avocados are all fruits.

  • Whaaaa?! I've been lied to my whole life!

  • Not really, people seem to associate sweetness with fruit and savory with vegetables.

  • I associate vegetables with grossness.

  • Got them! I've got them...

  • Stop. Don't do that.

  • But now, with all this new information in mind, look at all these fruit options we have!

  • All of these are fruit.

  • But tomatoes are still the winner.

  • Why?

  • Here's some important factors.

  • Tomatoes are in many dishes enjoyed by everyone, even people who claim to not like tomatoes!

  • They make great sauce for pasta.

  • They're a key ingredient to pizza.

  • You can make salsa, bruschetta, you can make grilled tomatoes put them on a bun.

  • Not common, but I'd eat it!

  • But if you don't like something like bananas, you pretty much steer clear of everything that has bananas because they don't transform like tomatoes do.

  • They're so versatile!

  • We use them to eat. We drink them.

  • Look, Spain loves them so much they're throwing them at each other every year!

  • I don't see no durian fights.

  • They're too sharp and when they open they smell like corpses!

  • While tomatoes are soft and fleshy, and they smell like not corpses!

  • They're also the most consumed fruit in the world.

  • 60 million tons produced a year!

  • That number pretty much means nothing to most of us, but hey!

  • That's a lot, I think! They're making lots! They must be good!

  • And look at all these colors they come in!

  • There's red, yellow, purple, green.

  • Is that one ripe? Maybe wait a bit!

  • Assuming many of you guys might be millennials, I think it may interest you that tomatoes are 100% vegan!

  • I do like that!

  • Now, this wouldn't be fair if we didn't cover some negatives.

  • And I couldn't think of any, so I looked some up.

  • "Tomatoes taste like blood."

  • Okay, I was gonna question why you know what blood tastes like, but I totally thought, "Hm! Blood kinda tastes like coins!"

  • And now I'm wondering why I know what blood and coins taste like.

  • "Tomatoes have poisoned many people."

  • Okay, half true.

  • 200 years ago they were eating them off lead plates and people were dying, but I mean, you're putting a fleshy, acidic fruit on top of a lead plate.

  • That one's kind of on you guys!

  • "Overconsumption of tomatoes can lead to acid reflux, kidney problems, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, urinary pr-"

  • Wow, there is a lot. We're gonna... we're gonna stop th...

  • Hey guys, we're all outta time!

  • There are no real negatives!

  • They're perfect!

  • Thanks for watching my video!

  • If you guys liked what you saw, feel free to drop a like or hit that little subscribe button!

  • Join me next time for: "What the Hell is Corn?"

  • Seriously, is it a vegetable? A fruit? A grain? I don't know, but it's delicious!

Hi! I'm Gingerpale!

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What is the BEST Fruit?

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    Ingrid posted on 2019/11/12
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