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.
While the Institute of Medicine recommends anywhere from 10-35 percent of calories come from protein, Harvard researchers suggest about a third a gram of protein per pound of body weight. There's no need to be exact though, which is why Harvard sets the protein bar the same for both sexes. Main goal: focus on lean proteins like chicken, fish, and legumes.
He needs: 60 g per day
She needs: 60 g per day
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