The new journal impact factors have been published today and I am very happy to report that JHND has improved from 1.972 to 2.074. Cue celebrations in my office…
As the journal operates entirely electronically I am sometimes copied in to email exchanges between authors after decision letters are sent out regarding manuscripts. The scenario is that the email providing the decision is sent by ScholarOne to all of the authors of the paper. They then comment on the decision by hitting Reply All, … Continue reading Careless talk
The latest issue of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics has been published and can be accessed here. Don't forget that you can download the journal app at the iTunes store, making keeping up to date with our publications even easier.
Apologies in advance to authors as we enter the summer period in the northern hemisphere. This time of year is especially difficult for us in trying to secure reviewers for manuscripts and to get those reviews back in a timely manner. This means that maintaining a fast turnaround becomes more challenging than usual. And of … Continue reading Summer time
Comparison of multi- and single-frequency bioelectrical impedance analysis with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry for assessment of body composition in post-menopausal women: effects of body mass index and accelerometer-determined physical activity Gaba et al., JHND Early View Background Bioelectric impedance analysis (BIA) is commonly used in research to assess body composition. However, studies that validate the accuracy … Continue reading Assessing body composition in post-menopausal women
The Editorial for the next issue of JHND is already available online at this link. Do take a look. We are really keen to attract papers from the top authors in our field and have done a lot of work to make the journal more appealing. As shown in the editorial, our response times are … Continue reading Take a sneaky peek
Current infant feeding practices and impact on growth in babies during the second half of infancyBandara et al., JHND Early ViewBackgroundSri Lanka has made remarkable improvements in health, social and educational indices. However, child malnutrition exists as a significant health problem. Infant feeding indicators have not reached expected levels and improvements are partly constrained by a … Continue reading Unsatisfactory complementary feeding practices in Sri Lanka
Sex and age-related differences in perceived, desired and measured percentage body fat among adults Campisi et al., JHND Early View Background Body image distortion/discrepancy leads to psychological stress, disordered eating and mental and physical disease. To begin to assess body image distortion/discrepancy, we compared perceived, desired and measured percentage body fat in male versus female and … Continue reading Sex and body fat