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battle of the sexes

Food & nutrition
July 30, 2018

Battle of the sexes: should your diet be different?

The way you eat could be determined by your gender. According to research, a man’s nutritional needs vary from a woman’s – and age and lifestyle also play roles. When you’re younger, you can process calories more efficiently. As you get older, it’s not that easy! Both genders will have slight differences in nutritional needs for many reasons. During pregnancy and lactation, the amount of energy a woman needs, increases. As too does the necessity of certain vitamins and minerals to support mom and baby. Following menopause, older women have a greater risk for osteoporosis and need to pay closer…
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