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6th May - International No Diet Day

International No Diet Day is celebrated each year on 6th May

International No Diet Day is celebrated each year on 6th May


  • It is an annual celebration of body acceptance, including fat acceptance and body shape diversity. 
  • The stigma surrounding body weight and size makes people push themselves to lose weight even if it harms their health.
  • This day is dedicated to promoting a healthy life style with a focus on health at any size.
  • The International No Diet Day (INDD) has been in celebration since the year 1992. 
  • It was created by Mary Evans Young, the director of Diet Breakers after her personal experience of being bullied at school for being fat.
  • It was originally intended to be a UK-based celebration called National No Diet Day.
  • May 6th of this celebration coincidentally falls on Young’s birthday. This Day has been celebrated throughout the world with the light blue ribbon as its symbol.
  • It aims to raise awareness about the various dieting disorders which exist - anorexia, bulimia etc. 

Expected Questions

1. When is the International No Diet Day celebrated?
- 6th May

2. When was the International No Diet Day first celebrated?
- 6th May 1992

3. International No Diet Day was started by whom?
- Mary Evans Young

4. When is the World Food Day celebrated?
- 16th October
6th May - International No Diet Day 6th May - International No Diet Day Reviewed by insiya yadav on May 07, 2018 Rating: 5

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