Subject: Nutrients Newsletter, January 2018



News and Announcements

Journal Statistics

Nutrients published 1340 papers in 2017, which is an increase of over 65.43% compared to 2016 (810). After 9 years of open access publishing, Nutrients has published a total of 3812 articles and 846 articles have been cited 10 times or more. The average time of Nutrients from submission to first decision of 24.58 days and the fast median publication time of 53 days. The number of abstract views of Nutrients publications was 3,200,171 in 2017.

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Meeting of the Nutrients Editorial Board

A meeting of the Nutrients Editorial Board was held in Adelaide Australia on 25th November 2017. The meeting was aligned with the 2017 Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition and was held at the University of South Australia. Twenty Editorial Board members attended this meeting, and discussed a range of issues related to editorial practices of Nutrients, which, once implemented, should streamline the review process and improve the quality of publications. Nutrients sponsored prizes for the best student oral and poster presentations at the APCCN meeting and has a joint Special Issue with APCCN.

Adjustment of Editor-in-Chief

Inaugural Editor-in-Chief and recent Joint Editor-in-Chief of Nutrients, Professor Peter Howe, has announced that he is stepping down from this role and has handed over to Professor Jon Buckley to continue as sole Editor-in-Chief. Peter will continue to contribute to the journal in an Emeritus role.

Featured Papers

Dietary Anthocyanins and Insulin Resistance: When Food Becomes a Medicine

Tarun Belwal, Seyed Fazel Nabavi, Seyed Mohammad Nabavi and Solomon Habtemariam
Nutrients 2017, 9, 1111; doi:10.3390/nu9101111

Intended or Unintended Doping? A Review of the Presence of Doping Substances in Dietary Supplements Used in Sports

José Miguel Martínez-Sanz, Isabel Sospedra, Christian Mañas Ortiz, Eduard Baladía, Angel Gil-IzquierdoD and Rocio Ortiz-Moncada
Nutrients 2017, 9, 1093; doi:10.3390/nu9101093

A Walnut-Enriched Diet Reduces Lipids in Healthy Caucasian Subjects, Independent of Recommended Macronutrient Replacement and Time Point of Consumption: a Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial

Charlotte Bamberger, Andreas Rossmeier, Katharina Lechner, Liya Wu, Elisa Waldmann, Renée G. Stark, Julia Altenhofer, Kerstin Henze and Klaus G. Parhofer
Nutrients 2017, 9, 1097; doi:10.3390/nu9101097

A New Proposal for the Pathogenic Mechanism of Non-Coeliac/Non-Allergic Gluten/Wheat Sensitivity: Piecing Together the Puzzle of Recent Scientific Evidence

A New Proposal for the Pathogenic Mechanism of Non-Coeliac/Non-Allergic Gluten/Wheat Sensitivity: Piecing Together the Puzzle of Recent Scientific Evidence
Nutrients 2017, 9, 1203; doi:10.3390/nu9101203

Vitamin C and Immune Function

Anitra C. Carr and Silvia Maggini
Nutrients 2017, 9, 1211; doi:10.3390/nu9111211

Special Issues that Are Closing for Submissions Early in 2018

Early Life Nutrition: From Nutrients to Systems (Deadline: 30 March 2018)
Guest Editor: Rebecca Golley

Dietary Cholesterol:Is It Related to Chronic Disease (Deadline: 30 April 2018)
Guest Editors: Maria Luz Fernandez and Christopher Blesso

Nutrients and Renal Function (Deadline: 16 May 2018)
Guest Editors: Enrico Fiaccadori and Loreto Gesualdo

Nutrigenomics (Deadline: 31 May 2018)
Guest Editor: Marie-Claude Vohl

Nutrient Requirements and Dietary Intakes of Women during Pregnancy (Deadline: 13 June 2018)
Guest Editors: Lucilla Poston and Angela Flynn

To access the full list of open Special Issues, please see here.

Recently Closed Special Issues

Dietary Supplements (26 papers published)
Guest Editors: Dr. Johanna T. Dwyer and Dr. Paul M. Coates

Prebiotics and Probiotics (29 papers published
Guest Editor: Dr. Flavia Indrio

Vitamin C in Health and Disease (15 papers published)
Guest Editors: Dr. Anitra C. Carr and Prof. Jens Lykkesfeldt

Effects of Resveratrol Supplementation on Human Health and Disease (14 papers published)
Guest Editor: Dr. James M. Smoliga

Nutrition and Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (22 papers published)
Guest Editors: Prof. Valerio Nobili and Dr. Anna Alisi

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