Special Issues

Nutrients runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Early Nutrition and Immunity in Compromised Newborns
edited by Gergely Toldi
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | Viewed by 187
Keywords: breastmilk; parenteral nutrition; inflammation; infection; prematurity; perinatal complications
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pediatric Nutrition)
The Potential Role of Vitamin D in COVID-19 and Other Emerging Viral Infections
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 7163
Keywords: COVID-19; vitamin D status; vitamin D and infection; vitamin D functions; vitamin D requirements; vitamin D mechanism of action; viral infection
(This special issue belongs to the Section Micronutrients and Human Health)
Interrelationships between Nutrition and the Dental Profession submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1123
Keywords: nutritional deficiencies; vitamin D; vitamin C; dental diseases
(This special issue belongs to the Section Carbohydrates)
Nutrition and Metabolic Risk Factors in Patients submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 1720
Keywords: energy production and substrate supply; nutrition and eating; disease related malnutrition; risk modeling; systems approach; health care organization
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Feeding in Preterm Infants
edited by
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 4250
Keywords: infant feeding; human milk; human milk oligosaccharides; human milk and gut microbiota; parenteral nutrition; long-term effects of neonatal nutrition
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pediatric Nutrition)
Nutritional Support in Digestive Diseases, and Nutritional Implications of Dietary Interventions
edited by and
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 9412
Keywords: nutritional management; nutritional support; motility disorders; malabsorption; inflammatory bowel disease; biliary tract; pancreatic disease; liver disease; gastrointestinal food allergies and intolerances; celiac disease; obesity; irritable bowel syndrome; intestinal failure
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Education Protocol in the Treatment of Malnutrition
edited by Marisa Guillén
submission deadline 20 May 2022 | Viewed by 165
Keywords: malnutrition treatment; education protocol; dietary habits; life style habits
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutritional Policies and Education for Health Promotion)
Diet and Disease Development: Present and Future
edited by Sonia Saad
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | Viewed by 430
Keywords: diet; food-based therapy; microbiota; supplements; obesity; high-fat diet; metabolic and kidney disease; cancer; diabetes; disease prevention and development; probiotic and prebiotic; maternal effects; foetal programming; transgenerational disease; future disease risk
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Metabolism)
Precision (Personalized) Nutrition
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | Viewed by 319
Keywords: targeted/precision nutrition; metabolic diseases; nutrigenetics/nutrigenomics; metabolomics/proteomics
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
High-Fat Diet and Nutrition in Renal Disease
edited by Esteban Porrini
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 778
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Appetite, Eating Behaviors and Obesity
edited by Madusha Peiris
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1567
Keywords: appetite; metabolism; food intake; obesity; enteric nervous system; vagal; dietary nutrients; short-chain fatty acids; autonomic nervous system; hypothalamus
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
Featured Reviews on Dietary Protein and Disease
edited by and Daniel Wilkinson
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | Viewed by 154
Keywords: nutrition; dietary protein; disease; skeletal muscle
(This special issue belongs to the Section Proteins and Amino Acids)
Health Benefits of Micronutrients (Vitamins and Minerals) in Functional Products
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 7236
Keywords: vitamins; macroelements; microelements; toxic elements; food products; food supplements
(This special issue belongs to the Section Micronutrients and Human Health)
Nutrition and Bone Health
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 8529
Keywords: Nutrients Bone; Turnover Bone; Gut Microbiome; Diabetes; Athletes; Cardiometabolic Risk
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
Nutritional Support for Chronic Disease
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3876
Keywords: Chronic disease outcomes; Nutritional support; Nutritional recommendations; Nutrient restriction; Nutrient supplementation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutritional Epidemiology)
Bile Acids and Probiotics in Regulation of Intestinal Function in Health and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
edited by and Stefania Vetrano
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 4955
Keywords: bile acids; probiotics; diet; inflammation; malabsorption; inflammatory bowel diseases; Crohn’ s disease; diet; immune cells; barrier function; gut microbiome
(This special issue belongs to the Section Prebiotics and Probiotics)
Functional Foods: Regulation of Metabolism from Molecule to System and Disease Control
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 10591
Keywords: functional food; herbal medicine; metabolism; feeding; obesity; frailty; sarcopenia; diurnal rhythm; gut– brain coupling
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Metabolism)
Current Understanding of Sarcopenia and Malnutrition in Geriatric Rehabilitation
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 9171
Keywords: older adults; malnutrition (undernutrition); sarcopenia; geriatric rehabilitation; functional impairment; activity limitation; disabilities; dysphagia
(This special issue belongs to the Section Geriatric Nutrition)
Health Promoting Effects of Dietary Polysaccharides and Their Molecular Mechanisms
edited by
submission deadline 25 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 850
Keywords: polysaccharides; bioactivity; molecular mechanism; nutrition; immunity; antioxidant; application; modification
(This special issue belongs to the Section Carbohydrates)
Vitamin D and Vascular Health: Recent Developments submission deadline 26 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 675
Keywords: VDR; Transcriptome; Vascular diseases; 25OHD3
(This special issue belongs to the Section Micronutrients and Human Health)
The Effects of Electrolyte Supplementation on Human Performance and Health
edited by
submission deadline 27 May 2022 | Viewed by 186
Keywords: electrolyte(s); performance; endurance; ultra-endurance; supplementation; professional; recreational
(This special issue belongs to the Section Sports Nutrition)
Advances in Legumes for Human Nutrition
edited by Stuart Johnson and Rewati Bhattarai
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3663
Keywords: legumes; pulses; nutrition; health; composition; phytochemicals; antinutritional factors
(This special issue belongs to the Section Phytochemicals and Human Health)
Vitamins, Minerals, Nutrition and Maternal/Perinatal COVID-19—Is There a Link and an Opportunity for Intervention in Pregnant Mothers and Infants?
edited by and Bianca Masturzo
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 138
Keywords: pregnancy; nutrition; nutrients; bioactive; SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; neonate; infant; minerals; vitamin
(This special issue belongs to the Section Micronutrients and Human Health)
Role of Nutritional Epigenetics in Communicable and Noncommunicable Disease submission deadline 30 May 2022 | Viewed by 152
Keywords: epigenetics; nutriepigenetics; chromatin modification; gene expression; human health; bioactive nutrients and non-nutrient compounds
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics)
Metabolic and Dietary Features in Renal Diseases and Transplantation submission deadline 30 May 2022 | Viewed by 197
Keywords: chronic kidney disease; phosphate; vitamin D; kidney transplantation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Nutrients and Energy Consumption during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Within or beyond Human Milk
edited by Agnieszka Bzikowska-Jura and
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 4325
Keywords: breastfeeding; nutrient requirements; energy demand; energy expenditure; human milk composition
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition in Women)
Nutrition and NutritionaI Intervention in Childhood Chronic Diseases
edited by and Paulina Frączek
submission deadline 30 May 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3399
Keywords: nutritional status; chronic childhood diseases; diet; child
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pediatric Nutrition)
Specialized Diet, Obesity and Associated Metabolic Disorders submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 12 articles | Viewed by 12723
Keywords: obesity; specialized diet; metabolic syndrome; type II diabetes; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; cardiovascular disease; oxysterols; dietary supplements
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
New Perspectives for Cancer Patients’ Nutritional Support and Therapy
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submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 4435
Keywords: cancer; clinical nutrition; inflammation; pharmaconutrients; immunonutrition; microbiome; malnutrition; cachexia
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
Weight Management Interventions: Predictors and Outcomes
edited by Milan Piya and Philip Mcternan
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 5670
Keywords: weight management; obesity; biomarker; supplement; predictor; intervention
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Obesity)
Impact of Nutrients, Food Components, and Food Processing on Cardio-metabolic and Cancer Risk submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1473
Keywords: adipose tissue; atherosclerosis; cancer; carbonyl and oxidative stress; diabetes; diabetic complications; food processing and preparation; food supplement; foodomics; glucose; lipid; and protein metabolism; glycotoxins; gut microbiota; inflammation; insulin resistance; nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics; obesity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Metabolism)
Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
edited by Konstantinos Tziomalos
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 14 articles | Viewed by 19998
Keywords: diet; type 2 diabetes mellitus; weight loss maintenance; stroke
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutritional Epidemiology)
Effect of Breastfeeding on Child Growth and Gut Health
edited by José Uberos
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 152
Keywords: breastfeeding; human milk; microbiota; gut health; child growth
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pediatric Nutrition)
The Role of Functional Foods and Ingredients in Mental Disorders and Brain Disease submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 2842
Keywords: Functional food as an aid in disorders of the central nervous system; New types of food contaminants as a risk of brain disease; Food components in the prevention of brain disorders; The role of nanoparticles and nanotechnology in the well-being of the brain
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutritional Epidemiology)
New Insights in Early Growth of Premature Infants: Lifelong Health Programming
edited by
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1162
Keywords: growth pattern; body composition; premature infant; early nutrition; long-term health; obesity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Pediatric Nutrition)
Examining Linkages among Food Insecurity, Food Systems, and Public Health submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2102
Keywords: food insecurity; nutrition security; food systems; diet quality; food purchasing behaviors; food consumption patterns; sustainability; impact; interventions
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases in Human Health
edited by Elena Grasselli and
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | Viewed by 309
Keywords: diabetes; obesity; antioxidants; non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD); stress hormones; thyroid hormones; insulin resistance; dyslipidemia; macronutrients; micronutrients; mediterranean diet; ketogenic diet; carbohydrates; proteins; lipids; metabolic syndrome; endocrine dysfunctions; endocrine disruptors; obesogens; gut microbiota
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Relevant Nutritional, Biochemical and Molecular Disorders in CKD
edited by , Sara Panizo, Cristina Alonso-Montes and Natalia Carrillo-López
submission deadline 31 May 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 544
Keywords: CKD and uremia; nutrition; gut hormones; microbiota; nutritional supplements; inflammation and nutrition; obesity; bariatric surgery and obesity; antioxidants and vitamin D; vascular calcification and arterial stiffness; miRNAs and CKD; diabetes and CKD; CKD and transplantation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Nutrition Intervention in Cancer Patients Undergoing Immunotherapy
edited by Cecilia Gavazzi
submission deadline 1 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 244
Keywords: immunotherapy; nutritional status; diet; prebiotic; probiotic; fibers; gut microbiome; gut microbiota; SCFA
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
COVID-19 and Other Pleiotropic Actions of Vitamin D: Proceedings from the 5th International Conference “Vitamin D—minimum, maximum, optimum”
edited by Pawel Pludowski
submission deadline 1 Jun 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 19185
Keywords: cholecalciferol; calcifediol; pleiotropic action of vitamin D; COVID-19
Pathophysiology and Nutritional Interventions to Prevent Hypoglycemia
edited by
submission deadline 1 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 786
Keywords: hypoglycemia; glucose metabolism; diabetes mellitus; nutrition intervention; malnutrition; oral nutrition supplements; prognosis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Diabetes)
Nutrition, Metabolites, and Human Health submission deadline 10 Jun 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 6858
Keywords: metabolomics; microbial metabolites; gut microbiota; diet; food; nutrition; aging; cardiometabolic outcomes; cancer
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Metabolism)
The Role of Dietary Antioxidants in Healthy Aging
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submission deadline 10 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 255
Keywords: markers of oxidative stress; dietary antioxidants; carotenoids; polyphenols; vitamins; physiological aging; age-related disorders; modulation of oxidative mechanisms; healthy aging
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
Vitamin D Receptor in Human Health and Disease submission deadline 10 Jun 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 2892
Keywords: vitamin D; calcitriol; vitamin D receptor; diabetes; cardiovascular risk; immunity
(This special issue belongs to the Section Micronutrients and Human Health)
The Role of Resveratrol on Human Health
edited by
submission deadline 10 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 125
Keywords: resveratrol; chronic diseases; clinical trial; molecular mechanisms
(This special issue belongs to the Section Phytochemicals and Human Health)
Nutrition in Post-stroke Subjects during Rehabilitation submission deadline 10 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 171
Keywords: stroke; post-stroke; sarcopenia; dysphagia; diet; nutrition; malnutrition; rehabilitation; nutritional supplements
(This special issue belongs to the Section Clinical Nutrition)
Nutrition, Circadian Disruption and Cardiometabolic Health
edited by
submission deadline 15 Jun 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 7353
Keywords: circadian; meal timing; metabolism; metabolic syndrome; hypertension; diabetes; obesity; health; macronutrients; calories; sleep; irregular sleep
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Public Health)
Nutrition and Specific Diseases by Women during the Life Course submission deadline 15 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1407
Keywords: dietary factors; nutrition; women health; specific diseases; gynaecologic diseases; non-communicable diseases; life course epidemiology; pregnancy; menopause; prevention
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition in Women)
Obesity and Oral Health in Children and Adolescents
edited by and Courtney Byrd-Williams
submission deadline 15 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 659
Keywords: obesity and oral health; children and adolescents; childhood obesity; dental public health; oral health
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nutrition and Obesity)
Berries and Human Health: Mechanisms and Evidence submission deadline 15 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1708
Keywords: Berries; Berry polyphenols; In vitro studies; Animal models; Human intervention studies; Systematic review/meta-analysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Phytochemicals and Human Health)
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