International Journal of Food, Nutrition and Public Health (IJFNPH)

International Journal of Food, Nutrition and Public Health (IJFNPH)IJFNPH intends to contribute to the improvement of public health, nationally and internationally, through quality research and a better understanding of the science involved in food, dietetics, nutrition and public health. This unique initiative aims to integrate the study of these various disciplines to promote better health for all sections of society. Today, in recognition of the fundamental importance of food and nutrition to human life and wellbeing, there is a growing demand for knowledge transfer, in order to inform skilled public health professionals, nutritionists, food professionals on key issues regarding the pivotal role of food and nutrition in influencing the health outcomes in a given population.

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IJFNPH is published in the United Kingdom – 2 issues per year

ISSN: 2042-5988 (Print); 2042-5996 (Online)

Objectives: The objectives of IJFNPH are to establish an effective channel of communication between food scientists, nutritionists, public health professionals, policy makers, governmental and non-governmental agencies, and others concerned the food, nutrition and public health dimensions. It aims at “Balanced Nutrition for Healthier Populations” which will consequently promote public health and combat diseases.

Contents: IJFNPH publishes peer reviewed original papers, review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, book reviews, commentaries, and news. Special Issues devoted to important topics in food sciences, nutrition and interventions and public health will occasionally be published.

Readership: IJFNPH provides a vehicle to help public health professionals, academics, researchers and food scientists working in the fields of food science, nutrition, diseases prevention, health sector and governmental bodies to disseminate information and to learn from and discuss each other’s work.

Subject Coverage: Although the general theme and target will be food, nutrition and public health, there is no limitation to the articles that will be considered by IJFNPH. Subjects include:

  • Food sciences in general (safety, hygiene, technology, management, allergy, policies, security, poisoning, habits, choice, etc.)
  • Nutrient requirements and nutritive value of food
  • Bioavailability of nutrients
  • Healthy eating initiatives and behaviours modifications
  • Nutrition and diet therapies
  • Human nutrition and health sciences
  • Dietary surveys and interventions
  • Diet selection and control of intake
  • Nutritional energetic and metabolism
  • Nutritional epidemiology; studies relating nutrition to health or diseases risk
  • Nutrition and health promotion
  • Nutrition intervention in high-risk and vulnerable groups
  • Physical activity, exercise and sport nutrition
  • Trace elements, functional foods and nutraceuticals
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Public health nutrition: practice and impact
  • Public health and primary prevention of illness
  • Micronutrients through the life-cycle
  • Obesity, diabetes mellitus, coronary vascular diseases and public health challenges and consequences
  • Epidemiology and public health
  • Public health and nutrition in emergency
  • Health protection; control of communicable and non-communicable diseases
  • Public health, health promotion and diseases prevention
  • Evaluation of effectiveness of public health programmes or interventions
  • Public health governance, audit and quality
  • Public health policy and comparisons
  • Development of research methods, validation of measures and calibration
  • Health service effectiveness, management and re-design
  • Issues of sustainable environment
  • Impacts and challenges of AIDS, malaria and other chronic problems