Health Ministry News for March 6 2022

Health Ministry News for March 6 2022

Health Ministry Contacts

•          Health Ministry – Bev Wilkerson 660-473-2033

•          Bereavement Ministry – Ann Dove 660-527-3794

            Take Them a Meal – Marge Wehman 724-448-4482

•          Prayer Shawl Ministry – Rectory at 827-2311

•          Crochet & Sewing Tuesdays – Carol Schibi 660-620-3795

March is National Nutrition Month!

Fruits – 1 ½ to 2 cups daily is recommended.  See for more information on each group

Vegetables -There ar 5 groups of vegetables: dark green, red or orange, peas beans and lentils, starchy vegetables and other.  Be sure you are getting at least 3 servings daily from a variety of the groups

Grains – Make whole grains part of your daily intake from this group. For women 3-4 oz daily and men 4-5 oz daily.

Protein In general, 1 ounce of meat, poultry or fish, ¼ cup cooked beans, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of peanut butter, or ½ ounce of nuts or seeds can be considered as 1 ounce-equivalent from the Protein Foods Group. The table below lists specific amounts that count as 1 ounce-equivalent in the Protein Foods Group towards your daily recommended intake.

Dairy 1 cup of milk, yogurt, or soy milk, or 1 ½ ounces of natural cheese can be considered as 1 cup from the Dairy Group. 3 cups is recommended for those over the age of 9.