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Who Counts Calories on St. Patrick’s Day?

By Bren @Virtual_Bren

Who counts calories on St. Patrick’s Day?

Who Counts Calories on St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day, The Origin

St. Patrick’s Day did not start because of Leprechaun’s or Beer. Every year on March 17th, the Irish and “Wannabe” Irish celebrate a religious feast for the patron saint of Ireland. This celebration includes:

  • dancing
  • parades
  • specialty foods
  • beer
  • cabbage
  • and a whole lot of GREEN!


It is customary to wear GREEN on St. Patrick’s Day. It is said that St. Patrick used a shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the Pagan Irish.

The color GREEN has been associated Ireland since the 1600’s when the green harp flag was introduced by the Irish Catholic Confederation.

The wearing of green has followed through into 2016 in celebration of the holiday.


People around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in many ways. The most popular way is by parades. The second popular way is by eating and drinking.

Let’s look at the impact of eating and drinking.

Do Not Count Calories on St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick

From Visually.

Do any of these stats bother you?

Before you think about having those beers and partying all night long, be sure to think about HOW you are going to burn those calories off!

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Over to you

Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and if so, how?

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Brenda Pace

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