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Journal of the American College of Nutrition

The American College of Nutrition® has been dedicated since 1959 to enhancing nutrition knowledge. The College strives to stimulate nutrition research and publication, elevate nutrition knowledge among researchers and clinicians, and provide practical guidance on clinical nutrition. Society Contact: Michael Stroka, JD, MBA, MS, CNS, Executive Director: American College of Nutrition.

Published eight times per year, the Journal of the American College of Nutrition continues to provide original and innovative research in nutrition with useful application for researchers, physicians, and other health care professionals. The journal has a 2016 Impact Factor of 2.107 and a 2.144 5-Year Impact Factor (© 2017 Thomson Reuters, 2017 Journal Citation Reports®).

The journal welcomes manuscripts of high scientific quality that are relevant to human nutrition and does not charge any author submission fees. Upon submission to JACN, manuscripts may not be submitted to another journal while under review, nor should they have been previously published. Submissions will be considered in the following categories:
- Original research
- Critical reviews
- Commentary 
- Special reports 
- Letters to the Editor 
- Book reviews 
- Supplements representing symposia and workshops will be considered on an individual basis
- Trend topics

Beyond the prestige of publishing in this top journal, the authors receive the following benefits:
- Peer review online via ScholarOne Manuscript Central
- Rapid manuscript turn-around time
- Timely publication of eight issues yearly
- Online access ahead of print publishing
- Rapid posting to index services
- Open Access options for authors
- Fully searchable content back to Volume 1/ Issue 1
- Editorial board reorganized by subject matter
- On PUBMED and doi shortly after acceptance
- Indexed in PubMed MEDLINE® and the ©Thomson Reuters, Journal Citation Reports®

How to Submit

Journal of the American College of Nutrition receives all manuscript submissions electronically via its ScholarOne Manuscripts site. ScholarOne Manuscripts allows for rapid submission of original and revised manuscripts, and facilitates the review process and internal communication between authors, editors, and reviewers via a web-based platform. ScholarOne technical support can be accessed at
Please contact Greg Reed, Managing Editor, at Or review the complete Instructions for Authors.