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Special Issue "Whole Grains and Human Health"
A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (28 July 2018).
Interests: whole grains; dietary fibre; gastrointestinal physiology; human intervention studies
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The current evidence base highlights the importance of inclusion of whole-grain foods as part of healthy dietary template in order to reduce the risk of many non-communicable diseases. However, dietary data from many countries around the world suggest that most people are not consuming whole grains to a level that might benefit health. The evidence supporting specific health benefits of certain types of whole grains is more compelling than that for others.
The current Special Issue aims to bring together recent reviews and cutting-edge original papers in the field to address current gaps in the evidence base. Potential topics may include, but are not limited to:
- Studies evaluating the putative mechanistic actions of whole grains.
- Acute or long-term studies evaluating the impact of whole grain consumption on markers of health.
- Novel evidence from population-based studies on the association of whole grain intake with health.
- Systematic reviews or meta-analyses that consider the evidence base linking whole grains to health or disease.
- Review articles or position papers in new areas of whole grain-related research.
Dr. Iain Brownlee
Prof. Chris Seal
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. Nutrients is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly 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 2000 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.
- Whole grains
- Wholegrain foods
- Brown rice
- Pseudo grains
- Grain bioactives
- Cardiovascular disease
- Metabolic health
- Weight management