Eat What You Want Day

 

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Many people spend time stressing over their diet, and what they should or shouldn’t eat, mainly because today’s world is filled with magazine covers sporting perfectly toned, perfectly tanned models that constantly make us feel inadequate.

The various health food fads that seem to come and go every few weeks definitely don’t help, either—as it turns out, a gluten-free diet is not particularly good for anyone who isn’t actually allergic to gluten, juice cleanses deprive us of the protein and fat our bodies need to function properly, and taking too many vitamin supplements just makes our urine expensive when our bodies flush the excess.

If you, like many people these days, are beginning to feel disillusioned with all of these things, you will be glad to hear about Eat What You Want Day.

History of Eat What You Want Day

Eat What You Want Day was created by Thomas and Ruth Roy to help people break away from the frustrating health and diet trends of our times, if for only one day, and just let go and enjoy life a little.

Most nutritionists seem to agree that giving yourself a break every now and again can actually be good for us and that forcing ourselves to eat only low-calorie, tasteless foods for prolonged periods of time is likely to cause us to suddenly gorge on everything in sight when our determination wears off.

Why should you celebrate Eat What You Want Day?

We’re big advocates of this holiday! A lot of people have a structured way of consuming food. They have to be careful about what they eat, otherwise, they will put on weight and their health will suffer. Not everyone is blessed with a naturally fast metabolism. However, Eat What You Want Day gives you the perfect opportunity to have the freedom to choose what you want without feeling guilty about it. It is also perfect if there is something that you have wanted to try for a while but you’ve been holding out because you don’t want to cheat your diet.

NATIONAL EAT WHAT YOU WANT DAY – SURVEY RESULTS

FULL RANKING OF FOODS AMERICANS WOULD EAT EVERYDAY (IF THEY DIDN’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT THE CONSEQUENCES)

#1: Pizza (13%)
#2: Pasta (12%)
#3: Burgers (11%)
#4: Ice cream (11%)
#5: Tacos or burritos (9%)
#6: Chocolate (9%)
#7: French fries (9%)
#8: Donuts (7%)
#9: Cake (6%)
#10: Chips (5%)
#11: Cheese (4%)
#12: Cookies (4%)

NATIONAL EAT WHAT YOU WANT DAY DATES

Year Date Day
2021 May 11 Tuesday
2022 May 11 Wednesday
2023 May 11 Thursday
2024 May 11 Saturday
2025 May 11 Sunday

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