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Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day


The color green is worn by millions of people on St. Patrick's Day, both in Las Vegas and across the world, to exhibit their festive attitude and prevent being pinched. Despite the fact that it is simple to put on a green shirt, wear a St. Patrick's Day button, or put on a pair of emerald-colored shoes on March 17, if you are an enthusiastic St. Patrick's Day supporter, you may want to do something new this year. Dr. Marianne Cohan has come up with a few suggestions to help you take your Christmas enthusiasm to the next level, including:

Take a stroll along Chicago's Green River.

If you chance to be in or near Chicago on St. Patrick's Day, or if you're thinking about visiting, don't miss out on coming downtown to see the large-scale celebration that begins when the city colors the Chicago River a vibrant shade of green. As reported by the Chicago Sun-Times, the city has been commemorating the occasion with this custom for more than 50 years, with tens of thousands of people attending each year to watch the strange dying process and the spectacular conclusion.

Green Face Paint by Don Green

You may use green face paints to demonstrate your love for this event in the same way that an ardent sports fan would on game day. Only use paints that are particularly designed to be applied to the skin to avoid breakouts or allergic reactions. Because a little amount of face paint can cover a wide area, feel free to be creative and deck out the whole family for St. Patrick's Day celebrations!

Consume plenty of vegetables throughout the day.

Are green eggs and ham not your thing? Because of the growing popularity of green smoothies, there's never been a better time to get in on the health-conscious trend. To prepare a green smoothie without the use of food coloring, just combine a substantial quantity of a leafy green vegetable, such as spinach or kale, with the other components that you would normally use to make a smoothie, such as fruit, ice, milk, or juice, until completely smooth. Use those same veggies to make a green soup, egg salad, or a batch of bright green pastries throughout the day to keep the trend continuing throughout the day. Additional benefits include receiving a good dosage of vitamins without having to sacrifice the flavor of most of these items.

If your traditional holiday routine has become monotonous, put your green T-shirt away and try one or more of the suggestions below. Don't be shocked if you have so much fun that you decide to make it an annual ritual to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! From your local dentist near you at Summerlin Dental Solutions, we wish you a happy Saint Patrick's Day!

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