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Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies Author(s): Frances Sizer, Ellie Whitney

Difference between 14th and 13th editions
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Key differences between 14th and 13th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 3 years (2016 vs 2013).
  • The Fourteenth Ed. of Sizer's and Whitney's nutrition textbook incorporates 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Major changes in the 14th Edition:
  • Chapter 1: Explanatio of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) program.
  • Chapter 2:
    • Table on shortfall nutrients (underconsumed) and overconsumed nutrients.
    • American Diabetes Association's food lists for diabetes and for weight management.
    • Front-of-label nutrition labeling information.
  • Chapter 3:
    • New section on microbiology of the gastrointestinal tract.
    • Table of definitions of gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Chapter 4:
    • New information on glycemic index and glycemic load, nutrition guidelines for diabetes, and the relationship between obesity and diabetes.
    • Table on added sugar consumption.
  • Chapter 5:
    • New illustration of Supplement Facts panel of fish oil supplements.
    • New material on health effects of Omega-3 fatty acids.
    • Controversy on lipid guidelines debate.
  • Chapter 6: Discussion and picture on labeling of proteins
  • Chapter 7:
    • Latest research on the link between obesity and vitamin D deficiency.
    • Explanation of food fortification with micronutrients.
    • Discussion of gluten-free diet benefits.
  • Chapter 8: Updated graphs on calcium food sources and sodium intake.
  • Chapter 9:
    • New table on prevalence of underweight, overweight, and obesity in the US.
    • Efficacy of intermittent fasting (scheduled eating) for weight management.
    • New illustration of nutrition labeling on restaurant menus.
    • New section on obesity surgery highlights benefits and risks of bariatric surgery.
    • Discussion of binge eating as an addictive behavior.
  • Chapter 10:
    • New section on benefits of physical fitness.
    • New important section on the three metabolic energy systems that provide energy for all physical activity.
    • Explanation of "train low, compete high" concept.
    • Table of high-protein snacks.
  • Chapter 11: Latest ACC/AHA guidelines for the prevention of risk of heart disease.
  • Chapter 12:
    • New table of natural toxins in food.
    • News about the toxin arsenic in apple juice and rice.
    • Effects of artificial sweeteners on the gut microbiome.
  • Chapter 13:
    • Discussion on choline role during pregnancy.
    • Table of health dangers of smoking during pregnancy.
    • Table of complications of childhood obesity.
  • Chapter 14:
    • Ideas for healthy snacks based on main food groups.
    • Illustration of physical symptoms of lead poisoning in children.
    • Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee recommendations on caffeine consumption.
  • Chapter 15:
    • Table of U.S. food security terms.
    • Definitions of malnutrition forms: Marasmic-kwashiorkor, stunting, wasting.
14th Edition of
Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies
eBook, 896 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781305886865
Published by: Cengage Learning, February 26, 2016
Paperback, 896 pages
ISBN-10: 1305627997
ISBN-13: 9781305627994
Published by: Brooks Cole, February 26, 2016
13th Edition of
Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies
with MindTap Nutrition, 1 term (6 months)
Loose Leaf
ISBN-10: 142394397X
ISBN-13: 9781423943976
Published by: Cengage Learning, April 16, 2013
with Mindlink for Mindtap Nutrition Card
Loose Leaf
ISBN-10: 1305235932
ISBN-13: 9781305235939
Published by: Cengage, February 01, 2016
Paperback, 864 pages
ISBN-10: 1133603181
ISBN-13: 9781133603184
Published by: Brooks Cole, April 09, 2013
12th Edition of
Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies
Mini Calendar, 848 pages
ISBN-10: 0538734949
ISBN-13: 9780538734943
Published by: Wadsworth Cengage Learning, June 02, 2010
Myplate Update
Paperback, 848 pages
ISBN-10: 1133628184
ISBN-13: 9781133628187
Published by: Brooks Cole, December 06, 2011

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