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.
For women and men, foods rich in monounsaturated fats like olive oil, avocado, and nuts are great for the heart and may even flatten bellies. Unsaturated fats in fish (omega 3 fatty acids) are heart healthy too. But preliminary studies suggest that flaxseed, canola oil, and foods rich in plant-based omega 3 fats, also called alpha-linolenic acids (ALA), may raise the risk of prostate cancer in men.
He needs: 30-35% of daily calories; 2/3 of it unsaturated
She needs: 30-35% of daily calories; 2/3 of it unsaturated
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