Battle of the Sexes: Men vs Women Nutrient Needs
With men and women so different, it's no surprise that good eats and good nutrition for the fairer sex follows a different formula than the list of foods good for dudes.
From calories to calcium, women and men have distinctly different needs when it comes to nutrition. Some of it has to do with size. And some of it has to do with function; childbearing puts different requirements on the female body. Teasing out these male-female nutrition nuances continues to keep scientists hopping as they try to figure out why everything from alcohol to iron impacts health between the sexes so differently.