Acceptance rate:
Impact Factor (JCR):
Time to first decision with review:
88 days*
Time from acceptance to publication:
23 days*
2023 total content views:

Aims and scope

BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health aims to present the best available evidence of the impact of nutrition and lifestyle factors on the health of individuals and populations. The journal will present robust research on the key determinants of health including the social, economic, and physical environment, as well as lifestyle and behaviour. It will explore dietary factors, exercise and healthcare interventions and technologies, which aim to maintain and improve health and wellbeing and to prevent illness and injury.
This open-access journal is published by BMJ in association with the NNEdPro Global Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health.

Editorial Board

For information about the BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health Editor-in-Chief Professor Martin Kohlmeier and his editorial team, please refer to the Editorial Board page.


BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health is co-owned by NNEdPro Global Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health and BMJ.

Journal information

Publication Model
Open Access
Launch date
July 2018
Digital Archives
Indexed By
PubMed Central, Scopus, DOAJ, Google Scholar
Peer Review Model
Single anonymised; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Online ISSN

Journal Statistics 2023

Acceptance rate: 35%
Speed Time to first decision without review (median): 13 days Time to first decision with review (median): 88 days Time from acceptance to publication (median): 23 days
Impact Impact Factor: 3.3 Journal Citation Indicator: 0.82 Citescore: 5.8 Citescore rank: 87/398 Eigenfactor score: 0.00139 SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 1.085
Reach 2023 total content views: 192,411 2023 total Altmetric mentions: 5,884
The impact that academic research has cannot be defined by one single metric. In 2013, BMJ signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). We did this to show our support for using multiple measures and metrics to portray journals’ impact; moving away from the Impact Factor as a single measure. How we get these metrics

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