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Who Eats Healthier: Men or Women?

A recent study has found that women display healthier eating habits than their male counterparts. I think this is interesting because in my house, I definitely eat healthier than my husband (though he does try). What do you guys think? In speaking from your own personal experience, do men or women eat healthier?


Geminispoppy Geminispoppy 8 years
My boyfriend eats fairly healthy, but he eats way more than i do. Of course, it helps that he's over six feet :)
kml032686 kml032686 8 years
I think in general men eat healthier because women often sacrifice their health to lose weight or stay thin. the men i know eat very very healthy. that includes times when they indulge, which is a part of healthy eating... as long as you don't overdo it.
mtiger mtiger 8 years
Well, I eat healthy and my boyfriend eats whatever the hell he wants. It's so not fair. But anyway, most men I know don't care about what they eat.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
i have to think that a lot of women are healthier eaters than men are. in my house- my brothers and my fiance don't seem to be AS health conscious as my mom and myself - but i guess it kind of varies from place to place right?
Allytta Allytta 8 years
women are alltogether healthier. guys are like "oh no, i'm not gonna be obsessed with myself, that's metrosexual" "i won't put on moisturiser" ect. but still a lot of women don't wear sunscreen and say they won't. so i guess it's a tie. but when it comes to food i guess women.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
Good point about the unhealthy side of "healthy" eating, sonyabonya.
Swen Swen 8 years
Men eat crap all the time. I know a lot of women who eat healthy, but I can only think of a handful of men I've ever known with healthy diets.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
Women eat healthier, at least in my world. My husband's idea of nutritious foods are meat and potatoes because it's "balanced". He'll inhale a bag of Doritos a night and he never eats the apples I pack in his lunch. And yeah, he has a little bit of a weight problem.
Jessiebanana Jessiebanana 8 years
My house mate Erin eats three giant meals (He's like 6'4") a day and that includes all the food groups. He also eats a lot of his vegetables raw. Yeah, Erin definitely eats better then me or my other house mate Julia and I consider myself a decent eater most of the time.
Sun_Sun Sun_Sun 8 years
women seem to care about eating healthier more. but its not always the case. my father is such a healthy eater its annoying :P
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 8 years
Undecided. From my observation, there are plenty of overweight women AND men.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
i dunno. i was undecided. i think many woman try to eat healthier and keep an eye on what they eat but for some it can lead to disordered eating, coe, etc. and that is unhealthy. guys usually inhale anything they want because the majority of them are not emotionally tied to their food. i do know several men that eat nothing but junk and i do know quite a few guys that eat healthy balanced meals that includes some junk. i suppose it's all a matter of how we feel about our food.
Neekoh Neekoh 8 years
Women definitely have to watch what they eat more because it's more difficult for us to have the bodies we want. Simple.
psterling psterling 8 years
My husband won't touch a vegetable unless is fried and drowning in sauce. Not so healthy.
jessik75 jessik75 8 years
NOW we know god isn't a woman ... !!!!!!!!
tlsgirl tlsgirl 8 years
I eat so much healthier than my boyfriend. For instance, last night he inhaled half of a loaf of the French bread that I made in about 2 hours (that's about 1000 calories), and thought nothing of it.
esweet esweet 8 years
My husband can eat whatever he wants and people are always asking him if he's LOST weight. So unfair. I'm definitely the healthier eater of the two of us and I am constantly trying to get him to eat healthier...
Antioxidant Antioxidant 8 years
I would say women eat healthier. Take for example me and my boyfriend. Just yesterday I told him that I try to have balanced meals with a little bit of everything in them. I asked him if he did the same and he replied, "No, I just eat." I think this applies to most guys, although there will always be the exception.
trackstar trackstar 8 years
I think women are ALWAYS conscious of what they eat.. Although most guys don't eat that great; I think once they make a effort to eat better they are more successful than women. I think it's because they don't have as much as an emotional connection to food.
lemamike lemamike 8 years
guys aren't as weight conscious as women are and can frequently eat a lot and not worry about weight as much...they hold their weight doesnt go to their hips/thighs/butts. i do have to say both though because i know a lot of guys who eat healthier than girls i know.
Angela123 Angela123 8 years
I eat SO MUCH healthier than my boyfriend and brother, it is completely ridiculous. I don't even eat all that healthy, but my bf would live on popsicles and McD's Double Cheeseburgers, if I'd let him!
jessik75 jessik75 8 years
Well I think that's quite obvious !!! 90% of the men i know eat whenever they want, whatever they want, and that rarely includes veggies or fruits ... At my work, every single lunch for them is filled with french fries, bread and dessert. On the other hand, all the women have veggies, fruits and fish ... Did i mention no men have weight issues while all my female co-workers and i are a little overweight? Talk about justice !!!
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