Special Issue "Dietary Patterns, Diet Quality and Human Health"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 December 2017).
Interests: nutritional epidemiology; dietary patterns; eating patterns; chronic disease; ageing; determinants of dietary patterns
Interests: dietary patterns; eating architecture; obesity; appetite; growth; cardiovascular disease
Interests: dietary patterns; diet quality; obesity; cardiovascular disease; personalised nutrition
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There is now increasing recognition among researchers, policy-makers and practitioners that food and nutrition guidelines, policies and interventions should be informed by evidence obtained from dietary patterns research. Dietary pattern approaches recognise that foods are consumed in complex combinations, that nutritional health outcomes are frequently the consequence of multiple synergies among nutrients and/or foods rather than just the sum of individual components. This Special Issue of Nutrients, entitled "Dietary Patterns, Diet Quality and Human Health" welcomes the submission of manuscripts describing either original research or systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
Potential topics may include, but are not limited to:
Associations between dietary patterns, diet quality and health outcomes, such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, bone health, mental health, cognitive function and quality of life.
Associations between dietary patterns, diet quality and chronic disease risk factors.
Associations between dietary patterns, diet quality and nutritional status.
Assessment of different indices of diet quality across countries, and how these compare with other measures of dietary patterns and the associations with health.
Assessment of trajectories of diet quality and dietary patterns using longitudinal assessments of dietary intake and health outcomes.
Systematic reviews and meta-analysis of diet quality, dietary patterns and health outcomes.
Studies involving health outcomes across the life-course from infancy to old age.
Assoc. Prof. Sarah Mcnaughton
Dr. Katherine M. Livingstone
Dr. Laura Johnson
Manuscript Submission Information
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Healthy eating index
Quality of life