There are seven brand-new chapters: The Complexities of Carbohydrates; Before You Begin; Are You ready for Phase Two?; Engine Stalled? How to Get Past a Plateau; A Regimen to Jump-Start Weight-Loss; The Psychology of Weight Loss; and Spreading the Word. In addition, more than 100 pages were completely rewritten. For example, the new exercise chapter includes charts that show how many calories are burned by various activities, how to find your target heart zone, three different exercise for people of various fitness and weight levels.
This volume is more reader-friendly, more authoritative, and it contains more useful information.