Meat is bad, veggies are good. It’s an oversimplification, but it may help explain why women are generally healthier than men. In most cases, they eat better. You can eat well. That means eating more healthful foods and fewer harmful foods. Eat more whole grains, fruits, vegetables and legumes, fish, low- or non-fat dairy products, and nuts and seeds. Eat less red meat, whole-milk dairy products, poultry skin, high-sodium (salty) processed foods, sweets, sugary drinks and refined carbohydrates, trans fats, and, if you need to lose weight, calories.