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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.
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.
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Peer Review Model
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Acceptance rate: 38%
Speed Time to first decision without review (median): 8 days Time to first decision with review (median): 46 days Time from acceptance to publication (median): 15 days
Impact Citescore: 1.9 Citescore rank: 164/276 SciMago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.416
Reach 2021 total content views: 115,643 2021 total Altmetric mentions: 8,926
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