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Nutrients Editorial Office
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Tel. +41 61 683 77 34; Fax: +41 61 302 89 18

Editorial Office

Joint Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Peter Howe
Director, Clinical Nutrition Research Centre, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Tel. +618 8302 1200; Fax: +618 8302 2178
Interests: role of diet and exercise in health optimisation - impact on cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors and elucidation of underlying mechanisms; development of an integrated approach (diet, lifestyle and drugs) to risk management; food sources and intake recommendations for omega-3 and other bioactive nutrients

Joint Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Jonathan Buckley
Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 5001
Tel. +618 8302 1853; Fax: +618 8302 2178
Interests: nutrition and exercise effects on cardiometabolic health; mental health; athletic performance and recovery

Senior Assistant Editor
Ms. Xiaocen Zhang
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830

Production Editor
Dr. Martyn Rittman
MDPI AG, Klybeckstrasse 64, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Jeffrey B. Blumberg
Jean Mayer USDA, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, 711 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
Tel. +1 617 556 3334; Fax: +1 617 556 3344
Interests: dietary antioxidants; chronic disease prevention
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Antioxidants
In other journals:
Special Issue: Interactions between Dietary Flavonoids and Gut Microbiota: Functional Outcomes

Prof. Dr. Jennie Brand-Miller
School of Molecular Bioscience, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Tel. +61 2 9351 3759; Fax: +61 2 9351 6022
Interests: all aspects of carbohydrates, including diet and diabetes; the glycemic index and insulin resistance
Contribution: Special Issue: Carbohydrates

Prof. Dr. David Cameron-Smith
Chair in Nutrition, Liggins Institute, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Tel. +64 9 923 1336; Fax: +64 9 373 8763
Interests: the interplay between nutrition, genes and signalling pathways, particularly those related to muscle adaptation and responses to physical activity
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrient: Gene Interactions

Dr. Anitra C. Carr
Department of Pathology, University of Otago, Christchurch Street: 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 364 0649
Interests: vitamin C bioavailability and health effects;recommended dietary intakes; mood and health-related quality of life; dietary antioxidants; oxidative stress; cancer; inflammation; clinical studies
Contribution: Special Issue: Vitamin C and Human Health

Prof. Dr. Margarida Castell
Dept. Fisiologia Facultat de Farmácia, Universitat de Barcelona, Av. Joan XXIII s/n, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +93 402 45 05 / 06; Fax: +93 403 59 01
Interests: flavonoids; antioxidants; allergy; inflammation; immunomodulation; methylxanthines; sport
Contribution: Special Issue: Chocolate and Cocoa in Human Health

Professor Carlo Catassi
Department of Pediatrics, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Tel. +39 071 596 23 64; Fax: +39 071 36281
Interests: celiac disease; gluten-related disorders; gluten sensitivity; pediatric gastroenterology; pediatric nutrition
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrition and Celiac Disease
Special Issue: Gluten Related Disorders: People Shall not Live on Bread Alone

Dr. Karen Charlton
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; chronic disease; nutrition, health and ageing; food and nutrition monitoring; food security; micronutrient status of populations; dietary methodology
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutritional Epidemiology

Dr. Alison M. Coates
Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
Tel. +61 8 830 22313; Fax: +61 8 830 22178
Interests: inflammation, obesity, bioactive nutrients, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrition and CVD
Special Issue: Nutrition in Medicine

Prof. Dr. Winston Craig
Department of Nutrition and Wellness, Marsh Hall 301C, Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104-0210, USA
Tel. +1 269 471 3351
Interests: herbal therapies; health-promoting phytochemicals; cardiovascular disease; vegetarian diet
Contribution: Special Issue: Vegetarian Nutrition
Special Issue: Polyphenols and Human Health

Dr. Cindy D. Davis
Director of Grants and Extramural Activities, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Blvd., Room 3B01, MSC 7517, Bethesda, MD 20892-7517, USA
Tel. +301 435 2920; Fax: +301 4801845
Interests: diet and cancer prevention; selenium; vitamin D
Contribution: Special Issue: Diet and Cancer Prevention
Special Issue: Dietary Selenium and Health

Prof. Dr. Frank R. Dunshea
Department of Agriculture and Food Systems, Melbourne School of Land and Environment, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
Tel. +6 138 344 7124; Fax: +6 141 233 2805
Interests: functional foods; anitoxidants; fatty acids; nutrigenomics; large animal models of human nutrition and obesity; selenium; swine; dairy and sheep

Prof. Dr. Michael Felix Fenech
CSIRO, Animal, Food and Health Sciences, PO Box 10041, Adelaide BC, SA, 5000, Australia
Tel. +618 8303 8880; Fax: +618 8303 8899
Interests: DNA damage and telomere integrity diagnostics; nutrition, nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics; genetic toxicology of environmental, life-style, malnutrition and psychological stress factors; the role of DNA damage and telomere malfunction in neurodegenerative diseases and cancer

Prof. Dr. Lynnette Ferguson
Discipline of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: Genomic instability; micronutrients; cancer; Inflammatory bowel diseases; irritable bowel syndrome; inflammation
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutritional Epigenetics

Prof. Dr. Antonio Ferrante
Department of Immunology, SA Pathology, Womens and Children’s Hospital Campus, Children’s Research Centre, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
Tel. +61 8 81617216; Fax: +61 8 81616046
Interests: cellular immunology, cytokines and inflammation; intracellular signalling and leukocyte function; immunomodulation by fatty acids, their metabolites and other bioactive nutrients
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutritional Immunology
Special Issue: Immune Regulation by Vitamin D

Prof. Dr. Vicki Flood
Allied Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
Interests: nutritional epidemiology, nutrition and eye disease, chronic disease prevention, nutrition across the lifespan, nutrition and cognition, folate, B12, food security, food environments
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutritional Epidemiology

Dr. Mark D. Haub
Human Metabolism Laboratory, Department of Human Nutrition, 127 Justin Hall, Kansas State University Manhattan, Kansas 66506, USA
Tel. +1 785 532 0170; Fax: +1 785 532 3132
Interests: evaluating lifestyle (diet and exercise) factors to increase insulin sensitive using randomized clinical trials; Specific areas include: dietary fiber and resistant starch; protein amount and source and diet supplements
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Fiber

Dr. Leanne Hodson
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford Churchill Hospital, Headington OX3 7LE, UK
Interests: lipids; fatty acids; lipoproteins; postprandial metabolism; human in vivo; liver; adipose tissue; biomarkers
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrition and Liver Disease

Prof. Dr. Bengt Jeppsson
Skåne University Hospital, Inga Marie Nilssons gata 47, (Entrance 42) 3rd floor, SE-205 02 Malmö, Sweden
Tel. +46 40 33 37 60
Interests: gut inflammation; gut ecology; probiotics; nutrition and cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: Probiotics and Nutrition

Prof. Dr. Mark S. Kuhlenschmidt
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana, IL 61802, USA
Tel. +1 217 333 9039; Fax: +1 217 244 7421
Interests: microbial adhesion; host-pathogen interactions; infectious disease; apicomplexan parasites; nutriceuticals; receptor therapy; complex carbohydrate biochemistry; neoglycoconjugates; lipids (LPUFA)
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutriceuticals
Special Issue: Nutrition and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Kevin D. Laugero
Stress Biology and Nutrition Research Laboratory Obesity and Metabolism Research Unit, Western Human Nutrition Research Center, ARS/USDA Department of Nutrition, UC Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Tel. +1 530 752 4173
Interests: stress physiology; nutrition; neuroendocrinology; neurobiology; energy metabolism
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrition and Neuroscience

Dr. Heather J. Leidy
Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, University of Missouri, 204 Gwynn Hall, Columbia, MO 6521, USA
Tel. +1 573 882 0654
Interests: hormonal control of appetite (with specific emphasis on ghrelin; PYY; GLP-1; CCK; leptin); diet and exercise interventions to prevent obesity; increased dietary protein; breakfast skipping; adolescents
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Protein and Human Health

Dr. Marc Lemay
Nutrilite Health Institute, 5600 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park, CA 90621, USA
Interests: nutrients related to healthy longevity e.g. resveratrol; choline; carnitine; vitamin D; phytonutrients; treatment of subclinical vitamin and mineral deficiencies; ginkgo; essential fatty acids; botanical anti-inflammatory agents; nutrigenomics; metabolomics; microbiomics
Contribution: Special Issue: Vitamin D

Prof. Dr. Kelly Meckling
Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Canada
Tel. +1 519 824 4120; Fax: +1 537 425 3728
Interests: vitamin D; omega-3 fatty acids; cancer; cell differentiation; breast cell maturation; polyphenolics; phytochemicals; chemotherapy; cell signalling
Contribution: Special Issue: Polyphenolics

Dr. Barbara Meyer
School of Medicine, Metabolic Research Centre and Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Tel. +61 2 4221 3459
Interests: role of nutrients (e.g. omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids) in health and disease including clinical intervention trials
Contribution: Special Issue: DHA for Optimal Health

Prof. Dr. Trevor Mori
School of Medicine and Pharmacology Royal Perth Hospital Unit, The University of Western Australia (M570), 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009, Australia
Tel. +61 9224 0273; Fax: +61 9224 0246
Interests: nutrition; hypertension; atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease (CVD)
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Lipids: Sources, Function and Metabolism

Prof. Dr. Caryl Nowson
Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University 221, Burwood Highway, Burwood Victoria 3125, Australia
Tel. +61 3 9251 7272; Fax: +61 3 9244 6017
Interests: dietary mineral and electrolytes; nutrition related to cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis; elderly nutrition
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Salt and Human Health
Special Issue: Salt and Health: A Public Health Issue

Dr. Justin O'Sullivan
Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
Tel. +64 9 923 9868
Interests: spatial genome organization; the epigenome; gene looping; microbiome; fetal epigenetics, maternal influence
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutritional Epigenetics

Dr. Omorogieva Ojo
Faculty of Education and Health, University of Greenwich, Avery Hill Road, Avery Hill Campus, London, SE9 2UG, UK
Tel. +44 (0)20 8331 8626; Fax: +44(0)20 8331 8060
Interests: enteral nutrition in the community; nutrition and health

Dr. Amanda Patterson
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, 2308, Australia
Interests: iron deficiency; nutrition in well-being, mental health and cognition; nutritional epidemiology; women`s health; diet quality; role of breakfast
Contribution: Special Issue: Iron Deficiency: Development, Implications and Treatment

Dr. Jonathan Peake
School of Biomedical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Tel. +61 7 313 80542
Interests: inflammatory responses to exercise-induced muscle damage; relationship between inflammation and oxidative stress; signal transduction pathways in skeletal muscle
Contribution: Special Issue: Advances in Sports Nutrition

Dr. Kristina Pentieva
School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster at Coleraine, Northern Ireland, BT52 1SA, UK
Tel. +44 28 703 246 75; Fax: +44 28 703 249 65
Interests: micronutrient requirements and recommendations for intake in humans; B-vitamin status; homocysteine and disease; food folate: bioavailability; food folate analysis; food fortification; functional foods; micronutrients and antioxidant status; micronutrients and toxicity
Contribution: Special Issue: Feature Papers for Vitamins
Special Issue: Vitamin B12 and Human Health

Dr. Catherine Phillips
HRB Centre for Diet and Health Research, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Tel. +353 01 716 3440; Fax: +353 01 716 3421
Interests: dietary and lifestyle determinants of metabolically healthy obesity; nutrigenetics; metabolic syndrome; nutritional and genetic epidemiology in the context of maternal; childhood, adult and intergenerational obesity; metabolic health and disease
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics

Dr. Peter Pribis
College of Education, University of New Mexico, 156 Hokona Hall MSC05, 3040, Albuquerque, NM 87131-1251, USA
Tel. 505 277 5566; Fax: 505 277 6381
Interests: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and cognition; vegetarian nutrition; lifestyles medicine; prevention and intervention of obesity; type-2 diabetes; heart disease

Dr. Kelly Pritchett
Department of Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Sciences, Central Washington University, 400 East University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926, USA
Interests: sports nutrition; post exercise nutrition and recovery; carbohydrates and exercise; female athlete triad; energy availability; vitamin D and athletic performance
Contribution: Special Issue: Sport and Performance Nutrition

Prof. Samir Samman
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, Dunedin 9054, New Zealand
Tel. +64 3 479 7945
Interests: nutritional science; vitamins; minerals; zinc; biomarkers; chronic disease
Contribution: Special Issue: Zinc in Health and Disease
In other journals:
Special Issue: The Close Relationship: Health and Nutrition

Prof. Dr. Andrew Scholey
Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University Victoria 3122, Melbourne, Australia
Tel. +61 392 148932; Fax: +61 392 145525
Interests: neurocognitive and mood effects of nutrition and nutraceuticals; cognition enhancing and anti-stress effects of natural medicines; blood glucose and cognitive function; neurocognitive effects of recreational drug use; use of novel platforms (internet, PDAs, mobile phone) for assessing mood state and cognitive performance
Contribution: Special Issue: Cognitive Benefits of Nutrients
Special Issue: Nutrition in Cognitive Function

Prof. Dr. Igor Sergeev
Health and Nutritional Sciences, Box 2203, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 57007, USA
Tel. +1 605 688 5465
Interests: vitamin D; calcium; bioactive food components; nutrient regulation of apoptosis; vitamin D, calcium, and bioactives in the prevention of obesity and cancer; vitamin D and cell calcium

Dr. John Sievenpiper
Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Centre, St. Michael's Hospital, Queen Street East, Toronto, ON, M5C 2T2, Canada.
Interests: systematic reviews; meta-analyses; randomized controlled trials; clinical nutrition; clinical practice guidelines; sugars; carbohydrates; dietary fibre; Glycemic Index; legumes; nuts; dietary patterns; portfolio Diet; dyslipidemia; diabetes; metabolic syndrome; overweight/obesity; cardiometabolic risk; cardiovascular disease
Contribution: Special Issue: Sugar and Obesity

Prof. Dr. Karen Simmer
Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Paediatrics and Child health, M550, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling highway, Perth, 6009, Australia
Tel. +9340 1262; Fax: +9340 1266
Interests: infant nutrition; preterm infants; human milk and lactation; longchain polyunsaturated fatty acids
Contribution: Special Issue: Parenteral Nutrition

Dr. Sheila Skeaff
Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, PO Box 56, Dunedin, New Zealand
Tel. +643 479 7944; Fax: +643 479 7958
Interests: monitoring the iodine status of at-risk groups such as children and pregnant women to determine if dietary intakes are meeting requirements
Contribution: Special Issue: Iodine Supplementation

Prof. Dr. Won O. Song
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition Director, Food and Nutrient Database Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Tel. +1 517 355 8474 (Ext 109)
Interests: food consumption behaviors in relation to chronic diseases; dietary patterns and health risks at the national and international settings; biomarkers and predictors for nutritional status in large populations with emphasis on the subgroups at risk; national nutrition surveys and its application in research; nutrition education – theories and application of technology

Dr. Simon Spedding
Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 5001
Tel. +618 8302 1853; Fax: +618 8302 2178
Interests: clinical medicine focusing on nutrition exercise and sport; applied epidemiology; medico-legal; complementary medicine focusing on vitamin D
Contribution: Special Issue: Vitamin D and Human Health

Dr. James H. Swain
Case Western Reserve University, Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine, 10900 Euclid Avenue, SOM WG-48, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
Tel. +1 216 368 8554; Fax: +1 216 368 6644
Interests: the role of dietary iron and iron status on intestinal tumorigenesis; using immunohistochemistry; proteomics and gene expression analysis; iron bioavailability and food fortification using different forms of dietary iron
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Iron

Prof. Dr. Gloria Lena Vega
Center for Human Nutrition, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd., Dallas, TX 75390-9052, USA
Tel. +1 214 648 2869; Fax: +1 214 648 4839
Interests: lipid and lipoprotein metabolism in atherosclerosis, diabetes mellitus, obesity
Contribution: Special Issue: Dyslipidemia and Obesity
Special Issue: Lipoprotein Metabolism and Atherosclerosis

Dr. Silke Vogel
Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore
Tel. +65 66012496
Interests: vitamin A; retinoids; adipose tissue; adipogenesis; adipocyte differentiation; cellular retinoid binding proteins; lactation; vitamin A metabolism; obesity; insulin resistance; fatty acids
Contribution: Special Issue: Docosahexaenoic Acid and Human Health

Prof. Dr. Susan J. Whiting
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 110 Science Place, Saskatoon SK, S7N 5C9 Canada
Tel. +1 306 9665837
Interests: nutrient requirements for bone health; dietary assessment and population health
Contribution: Special Issue: Dietary Calcium

Dr. Lynda M. Williams
Metabolic Health Group, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Greenburn Road, Aberdeen AB21 9SB, UK
Tel. +44 1224 438682
Interests: inflammation and obesity; role of dietary anti-inflammatories in improving metabolic health
Contribution: Special Issue: Obesity, Nutrition and Dietetics
Special Issue: Eating Disorder and Obesity

Dr. Lisa Wood
School of Biomedical Science and Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Insititute Building, Level 2 West Wing, Kookaburra Crt, New Lambton Heights, NSW, Australia, 2305
Tel. +612 4042 0147; Fax: +612 4042 0046
Interests: nutrition, inflammation, immunity, antioxidants, fatty acids, obesity, respiratory disease, asthma, COPD
Contribution: Special Issue: Nutrition and Respiratory Disease

Prof. Dr. Maija H. Zile
208 G.M.Trout Bldg, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Tel. +1 517 355 8474 ext. 127
Interests: function and metabolism of vitamin A / retinoic acid at cellular and molecular levels; function during embryonic development, particularly cardiovascular development; vitamin A and enviornmental pollutants; vitamins and cancer
Contribution: Special Issue: Vitamin A Update

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