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 Centre for Nutrition and Health (Cambridge).

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 the NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health (Cambridge) and BMJ.

Journal information

Publication Model Open Access
Frequency Biannual
Launch date July 2018
Digital Archive LOCKSS
Indexed By Google Scholar, DOAJ
Peer Review Model Single blind; the names of reviewers are hidden from the author
Online ISSN 2516-5542

Journal statistics (2019)

Acceptance Rate 50%
Time from submission to first decision 30 days
Time from acceptance to publication (online) 17 days

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