Healthy lunch, heart-healthy tips at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar

Enjoy a delicious lunch while hearing the latest recommendations for a healthy lifestyle for those over age 40 as part of the next Senior-Sponsored lunch at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar.

At noon Jan. 20, St. Peter’s parishioner Dr. Cheryl Anderson will introduce the 2015 heart-healthy tips for physical activity and diet developed by the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Department of Health.

Anderson is a member of the 2014 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. She is also a faculty member at UCSD and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

At UCSD, she is a member of the Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention Center of Excellence, as well as the Health Behavior Change in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations Center of Excellence. Her research focuses on nutrition and chronic disease prevention.

St. Peter’s Senior-Sponsored Lunches, part of the Seniors Ministry, take place from noon-2 p.m. every third Tuesday. There is no fee, but donations are welcome. This month, attendees are asked to bring at least one can of tuna, to be donated to the Community Resource Center.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is at 334 14th St., Del Mar, one block east of Highway 101. To reserve the lunch, call 858-755-1616 by Jan. 18. For information on St. Peter’s, see