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.
A few beers with the buddies will have little impact on a man's health if he's drinking responsibly. It may even reduce risk for heart attack. But for women, benefits are a mixed bag, something to consider carefully. Studies suggest imbibing in a glass of wine might be healthy, but even these tiny doses of alcohol can increase breast cancer risk.
He drinks: 2 drinks per day (12 oz beer; 5 oz wine, 1.5 oz 80-proof spirits)
She drinks: 1 drink per day
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