International No Diet Day 2017

May 6, 2017 in the World

The International No Diet Day (INDD) is celebrated on May 06, 2017. It is an annual celebration of body acceptance and diversity. This day is also dedicated to promoting a healthy life style and raise awareness of the dangers and futility of dieting. The symbol of the No Diet Day is a blue ribbon, similar to the red ribbon of the World AIDS Day.

International No Diet Day was created by Mary Evans Young in 1992, Mary is the director of the British group "Diet Breakers". After personally experiencing anorexia, she worked to help people appreciate themselves for what they are, and to appreciate the body they have.

There are several goals to the INDD: Celebrate the beauty and diversity of ALL our natural sizes & shapes; Declare a personal one-day moratorium on diet/weight obsession; Learn the facts about weight-loss dieting, health, and body size; Recognize how dieting perpetuates violence against women; Honor the victims of eating disorders and weight-loss surgery; Help end weight discrimination, sizism and fatphobia. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is the event?
Worldwide
World

When is the event?
Saturday, the 6th of May 2017
Only 153 days left!

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Man eating hamburger on No Diet Day: no diet, no problem!
Man eating hamburger on No Diet Day: no diet, no problem!
Copyright: Alejandro da Silva Farias, license: iStockphoto
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