Anti Obesity Day
Anti Obesity Day is held on November 26. International observance. This event in the third decade of the month November is annual. Help us
In 2001, the Indian Wellness brand VLCC, founded by Mrs. Vandana Luthra, took the first step towards creating awareness about Obesity and its ill-effects through the creation of an anti-obesity initiative to address the global pandemic. Anti-Obesity Day is observed in various parts of the world on November 26, with several healthcare organizations and leading Media primarily in India and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries marking the day with activities to highlight how obesity is a public health hazard.
The WHO states that at least 2.8 million adults die every year on account of being overweight or obese. In addition, 44% of diabetes cases, 23% of ischaemic heart diseases and 7-41% of certain instances of cancer are attributable to overweight and obesity.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
International Day of the Bible on November 26 (is an initiative from the United States and especially the Association of the Bible who wanted to promote this day from November 24, 2014);
International Laksa Day in Darwin, Australia on November 26 (Last Sunday in November);
The Feast of Christ the King on November 26 (Date for 2023. Celebrated on the last Sunday before Advent. Roman Catholic Church);
Cyber Monday on November 27 (the online version of Black Friday, where online retailers offered big discounts to match their brick-and-mortar counterparts);