The Role of Food Nutrition on Health and Disease

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Food Science and Technology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2024 | Viewed by 132

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Baptist Health South Florida, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Interests: nutrition; community nutrition; research methods; public health; population health; geriatrics; supplements; exercise physiology
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

You are invited to submit your cutting-edge research on “The Role of Food/Nutrition on Health and Disease” to the upcoming issues of the Applied Sciences, which explores the crucial role played by food and nutrition in promoting health and preventing disease. This journal serves as a platform for disseminating evidence-based research, insightful perspectives, and practical guidance on the intersection of nutrition and human well-being.

Food is more than mere sustenance; it is the fuel that powers our bodies and minds. The choices we make regarding what we consume profoundly impact our overall health and susceptibility to various diseases. In this Special Issue, we will delve into the intricate relationships between nutrition, metabolism, and disease outcomes in order to shed light on the mechanisms by which diet influences our well-being.

Our initiatives acknowledge that proper nutrition is not a one-size-fits-all solution. To be effective, we must embrace the diversity of dietary patterns and cultural practices worldwide, recognizing that individualized approaches are essential to promoting optimal health. Through rigorous scientific inquiry, we strive to uncover the complex interactions between nutrients, bioactive compounds, and genetic factors, in order to provide comprehensive insights into personalized nutrition strategies.

From exploring the impact of specific nutrients on disease prevention and management to examining the influence of dietary patterns on longevity and chronic conditions, this Special Issue will foster a holistic understanding of the role of food in promoting well-being. We are committed to promoting the translation of research findings into practical recommendations that empower individuals, healthcare professionals, and policymakers to deliver informed decisions regarding nutrition and health.

Join us on this enlightening journey as we unravel the mysteries of food and nutrition, empowering readers to prioritize their health and adopt evidence-based dietary practices. Together, we can pave the way for a healthier, disease-free future!

Dr. Venkataraghavan Ramamoorthy
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • nutrition
  • community nutrition
  • global food security
  • public health nutrition
  • industrial food production
  • nutrition and longevity
  • nutrition and metabolism
  • macronutrients in health and disease
  • micronutrients in health and disease
  • functional foods
  • nutritional deficiencies.

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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