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Published May 04, 2009, 02:07 PM

Women learn mind-body connection during Women’s Health Summit

FARGO - Hundreds of women are gathered at Ramada Plaza Suites and Conference Center in Fargo today to learn about the connection between mind and body.

By: Tracy Frank, INFORUM

FARGO - Hundreds of women are gathered at Ramada Plaza Suites and Conference Center in Fargo today to learn about the connection between mind and body.

This is the first time the First Lady’s Women’s Health Summit has sold out in Fargo, said North Dakota First Lady Mikey Hoeven.

The goal of every summit is to get women to take charge of their own healthcare, Hoeven said.

Presenters are talking about topics like nutrition, menopause, cancer, and drug addiction.

Pamela Peeke, one of the keynote speakers and New York Times bestselling author on women’s health, fitness and nutrition, told the crowd of 500 that they must “adapt and adjust” to life’s challenges.

“Own every moment of your life,” Peeke said. “Enjoy and empower yourself every single day.”

Read more in Tuesday’s Forum.

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