Recent Progress in Nutrition is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of nutritional sciences. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics. Also, it aims to enhance the international exchange of scientific activities in nutritional science and human health.

Recent Progress in Nutrition publishes high quality intervention and observational studies in nutrition. High quality systematic reviews and meta-analyses are also welcome as are pilot studies with preliminary data and hypotheses generating studies. Emphasis is placed on understanding the relationship between nutrition and health and of the role of dietary patterns in health and disease.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • Macronutrients
  • Micronutrients
  • Essential nutrients
  • Bioactive nutrients
  • Nutrient requirements
  • Nutrient sources
  • Human nutrition aspects
  • Functional foods
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Health claims
  • Public health
  • Diet-related disorders
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Malnutrition
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Sport nutrition

It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.


Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2022): Submission to First Decision: 6 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 11 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 6 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Current Issue: 2023  Archive: 2022 2021

Special Issue

Nutritional Assessment and Management of Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Chronic Conditions

Submission Deadline: October 31, 2022 (Closed) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Raquel Revuelta  Iniesta, PhD

Department of Sports and Health Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, St Luke's Campus, University of Exeter, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

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Research interests: nutritional status of paediatric cancer, vitamin D, nutrition, children and adolescents.


Open Access Original Research

Associations between Health-Related Behaviours, Well-Being, and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students with Special Educational Need: A Secondary Analysis

Received: 24 October 2022;  Published: 06 March 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2301005


Health-related behaviours (HRBs) have been considered one of the most critical public health issues, especially for those with special educational needs (SEN). Previous research suggests that health-related behaviours are highly likely to impact well-being and academic achievement. Diet is a crucial health-related behaviour that needs to be [...]
Open Access Original Research

Effects of a One-Week Intensive Wellness Camp on Dietary Behaviors among Southwest American Indian Youth

Received: 27 September 2022;  Published: 12 January 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2301002


American Indians (AI) suffer the highest rates of diabetes in the United States (US); a chronic disease that is increasingly prevalent among AI children and is associated with increased risk of cancer. A summer camp was developed to improve disease risk-reducing behaviors, including diet, among AI youth in Arizona. The aim of this study was [...]