Eat What You Want Day - May 11
Thu, May 11, 2023

Eat What You Want Day

People limit themselves in terms of food, wanting to lose weight, or to avoid harm from greasy fried food. They have some relief on May 11, when Eat What You Want Day is celebrated; here is an opportunity to enjoy your favorite dishes. Cook delicious grilled meat with a side dish of fried potatoes; let yourself eat a dessert. Forget about calories, enjoy a feast of delicious food!

The The History

First literary work on the principles of healthy eating was published in 1558. Author was Italian L. Cornaro, a nobleman. In 1860, the first diet was developed by William Banting, attracting people wanted to lose weight. In 1921, a diet was invented that allowed dishes with a high percentage of fat. Carbohydrates were banned. In those days, strict rules did not impress owners of excess kilograms. A century later, diets became popular.

Interesting Facts

If there were no restrictions on daily calorie intake, Americans would eat more chips, Italian/Mexican cuisine, cakes, ice cream, hamburgers, French fries, chocolate, donuts, cheese, and crackers.

  1. This holiday gives long-awaited freedom, eliminating the need for observing strict limits. The special feeling has no analogues and helps with rebooting and recovery in sports after long diets.
  2. The holiday is an occasion for spontaneous actions. Americans go to lunch at restaurants that are otherwise not visited on working days, eating nearly forgotten fatty or sweet dishes.

Take note, diets can do harm; choose yours only after consulting your doctor, who will advise you on preventing diseases of the digestive system, nutrient deficiency, and hormonal failure. On this holiday, give up the restrictions, indulge yourself with your favorite treats.

When is Eat What You Want Day celebrated in 2022?

Eat What You Want Day is observed on May 11 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Wednesday May 11 2022
Thursday May 11 2023
Saturday May 11 2024
Sunday May 11 2025

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