International No Diet Day is celebrated as an annual celebration which is observed on 6th May every year worldwide along with National Nurses Day & National Tourist Appreciation Day which falls on the same day.
Here we are going to discussing only about the international no diet day. So, read on for the complete information.
It is a fat acceptance body shape and body diversity celebration. This day is dedicated to contributing a healthy lifestyle with a concentration on health at any size and in increasing awareness of the dieting potential danger and the unlikelihood of success.
6th May is a day used to increase awareness not only to declare to be true the diversity and beauty of all types of the body but also how can be the unhealthy random dieting.
It is the day to aware the public of different dieting problems which presents. Problems like bulimia and anorexia.
This international no diet day 2021 we are gonna celebrate on Thursday May 6. Motive of this celebration makes a beautiful bonding between unhealthy and healthy peoples without any ill feelings among them.
So, it’s a good day to observe and build up love & better relationship with peoples. Let’s check out other headings of this topic below.
History of International No Diet Day
In 1992 International No Diet Day was started by Mary Evans Young (British feminist) in the UK.
With a dozen or so supporters the first hosting celebration was in London, it inspired Young and after suffering from anorexia to initiate the holiday and helped her to become a body positivity activist.
In 1992 it was celebrated on the 5th of May but by 1993 it was observed on 6th May by women of different countries because to keep this celebration away from the very famous Spanish day – Cinco de Mayo.
It is a holiday, the anniversary of the Puebla war observed in the US and Mexico region for the respect of 1862 military victory over the French military force of Napoleon 3.
Around the globe, in other countries, feminist groups have begun to observe International No Diet Day especially in Australia, United States, New Zealand, Canada, Israel, India, Brazil, Denmark, and Sweden.
Since 1998 both National Organisation for Women (NOW) and the International Size Acceptance Association (ISAA) have supported similar days.
Themes of this day
3 years themes of international no diet day I have given below. Get it below.
Importance of this day
Celebration of International No Diet Day is very important and has its positive impact on to our society is highly appreciable. Important points describing the significance of no diet day is given below.
- It educates the public about the appropriate way to diet responsibly and do it effectively.
- Especially on this occasion, it tells the public to take a break from diet and have foods as of your choice and celebrate. It provides a diet pressure-free day to people.
- Helps in observing the diversity of different body sizes and shapes and also support or help oneself to accept own body without any regret.
- No diet day’s observation goals are to support or help the end of fatphobia, sizism and weight discrimination.
- without any worry, it tells us to eat what we love to have. Being healthy is important whatever may be our shapes and sizes.
Why it is celebrated?
Worldwide celebrated International no Diet Day’s (INDD) main goal is to raise awareness of fatphobia, bodyweight discrimination, body size discrimination ( Sizism) and distortion dangers of heavy diet plans.
So in this respect, it is celebrated mainly and helps to come out from our silly mentality to reach celebration goal.
This day is a celebration day free from diets and unhealthy obsessions about body shape and weight. Honouring the sufferers of eating disorders and surgery of weight-loss, adopting body size diversity and acceptance of body shape.
Awaring people of the world togetherly in a big mass and making a successful future deleting the crisis of body discrimination. So these are important reasons to observe INDD.
Healthy Foods to Consume Daily
We have so many healthy foods on our list to have daily. But here I added examples of five healthy foods to eat daily, they may be summarised as follows,
In meat, we can eat fish which is very good for our health. It minimises the risk factor for diseases like heart stroke, cancer & heart diseases.
Also, helps to maintain cholesterol level. It consists of omega3 fatty acids which is a healthy constituent.
Drum stick leaf or spinach and other green vegetable leaves are beneficial for us. It provides essential vitamins to our body. We all must have all these types of foods and increase our immunity power.
Intake of Fresh fruits have lots of benefits to our health as it is natural foods and keeps our body fresh & cure of so many diseases without our knowledge.
In the morning time, you should drink fruit juice like carrot juice, pineapple juice, pomegranate juice etc.
Beetroots have essential nutrients in them and also consists of different types of protective carotenoid, fibre, vitamin B9.
If we consume it then it increases our blood flow, minimise blood pressure and so much powerful a vegetable it is. So, we definitely have this swollen edible root beetroot.
Almond, we take for the good health of our brain, it is the most known famous benefit about almond.
Besides that, it helps in regulating blood sugar, lowering cholesterol, building bone etc. This nut contains minerals, fibre, proteins and Vitamin-E which helps in growing immunity power.
What People Frequently Ask?
1. From which country this day was originated?
In 1992 International No Diet Day was started by Mary Evans Young (British feminist) in the UK. With a dozen of supporters, the first hosting celebration was in London, it inspired Young and after suffering from anorexia to initiate the holiday and helped her to become a body positivity activist.
2. What is the symbol of this No Diet Day?
The light blue ribbon is the symbol of no diet day. The whole world celebrates this day with the sign of light blue ribbon which symbolises no diet day.
3. What is the main goal of this international no Diet Day?
The foremost goal of this day is to raise awareness of fatphobia, bodyweight discrimination, body size discrimination (Sizism) and distortion dangers of heavy diet plans.
Honouring the sufferers of eating disorders and surgery of weight-loss, adopting body size diversity and acceptance of body shape.
This day is a celebration day freedom of diets and unhealthy obsessions about body shape and weight.