International Nude Day

International Nude Day is a holiday celebrated all over the world on July 14th. On this holiday, people remove all of their clothing. This is done not only for the freedom it provides but also to celebrate the beauty of the human body and to embrace naturism. This day originated in New Zealand – where it was a huge success – but quickly spread to other Western countries.

History

This non-official holiday was created by television presenter and former rugby player Marc Ellis dared people to streak in front of New Zealand’s Prime Minister Helen Clark around the beginning of the twenty-first century. Since then it has celebrated to over 30 different countries.

Benefits Of Nudity

There are several studies which have discovered there are certain health benefits to nudity. Some of these benefits include:

Lower risk of Alzheimer’s in people who run barefoot-It’s believed walking barefoot stimulates neurons in the brain.
Higher levels of Vitamin D in the body-Due to more sun exposure by the skin.
Better circulation-Circulation is often restricted by clothing.

Customs, Traditions And Celebrations

This holiday is celebrated by being nude. However, since being nude in public is illegal in most places, it is suggested that you observe this day in the privacy of your own home.

Where is International Nude Day celebrated?

There is no specific location where this holiday is celebrated.
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