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NEW Call for papers: Evidencing the Impact of Diet on Sports Performance

We are pleased to announce that BMC Nutrition and BMC Sports Science, Medicine, and Rehabilitation are now accepting submissions to a new cross-journal article collection covering basic and clinical research into how diet influences sport performance and exercise. 

BMC Nutrition is recruiting new Editorial Board Members. More information here.

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Indexing update

We are pleased to announce that BMC Nutrition has been accepted for indexing in ESCI, PubMed Central and Scopus. Journal content will be available to view in these indexing databases shortly. 

Editor's Picks

A longitudinal study of fruit juice consumption during preschool years and subsequent diet quality and BMI

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine determined through a longitudinal study that pre-school consumption of 100% fruit juice is associated with beneficial effects on fruit intake and diet quality without having any adverse effects on BMI during childhood and adolescence. 

BMC Series Focus Issues

October: Focus on Stem Cells

With Stem Cell Awareness day on the 13th October this year we have compiled an article collection from across different BMC Series journals covering aspects of basic stem cell biology; in vitro differentiation studies; stem-cell based therapy studies for various conditions in animal models; technical advancements and ethical issues. 

September: Patient and public involvement in research

In recognition of World Patient Safety Awareness day on 17th September, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in research.  We have collated free-to-read content from across our journals - showcasing patient perspectives, research into the study of PPI, and engaging public partners as co-authors in research.

Aims and scope

BMC Nutrition is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of nutritional sciences, including public health nutrition and global interventions, nutritional epidemiology, the biological underpinnings of nutrition in the body, clinical nutrition, health and nutrition throughout the lifecourse, and dietary supplementation for improvement in health and performance. The journal also welcomes papers on developments in nutritional research tools and novel technologies.

Peer Review Taxonomy

This journal is participating in a pilot of NISO/STM's Working Group on Peer Review Taxonomy, to identify and standardize definitions and terminology in peer review practices in order to make the peer review process for articles and journals more transparent. Further information on the pilot is available here.

The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

  • Identity transparency: Single anonymized
  • Reviewer interacts with: Editor
  • Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

We welcome your feedback on this Peer Review Taxonomy Pilot. Please can you take the time to complete this short survey.

Journal Editor 

Assistant Editor 

  • John Feigelson, BMC, USA 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    86 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    45 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    203 days from submission to acceptance
    48 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation Impact
    2.700 - CiteScore
    1.050 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.629 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    408,943 Downloads
    344 Altmetric mentions