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Special Issue "Children, Adolescents and Nutrition"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 January 2016).
Interests: epidemiology; chronic illnesses; pregnancy; environmental exposure; environmental health; diet; newborn; children; lifestye factors
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We are organizing a Special Issue on the nutrition and health effects in children and adolescent in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The venue is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health. For detailed information on the journal, we refer you to https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph
Both childhood and adolescence are particularly important periods for an individual’s growth and development, during which energy and nutrient needs increase, but at health levels compared to adulthood. Lack of nutritional quality in childhood and adolescence contributes to the development of risk factors, which favor the appearance of chronic diseases in adulthood (obesity, diabetes, dyslipidaemia, bone problems, and even psychological problems). Thus, prevention during this period is a Public Health requirement. Childhood and adolescence are suitable times to encourage healthy eating habits that suit the new lifestyles of this population group.
This Special Issue is open to any subject area related to the nutrition in child and adolescent. This Special Issue represents an effort to capture current developments in this field and to provide a forum for cutting-edge contributions to the literature.
Prof. Dr. María M. Morales Suárez-Varela
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1800 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- healthy lifestyle
- primary health care
- diet quality