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Journal of Medicinal Food

Editors-in-Chief: Sampath Parthasarathy, MBA, PhD and Yangha Kim, PhD

ISSN: 1096-620X • Online ISSN: 1557-7600 • Published Monthly

Current Volume: 20

Latest Impact Factor* is 1.844

*2015 Journal Citation Reports® published by Thomson Reuters, 2016

CALL FOR PAPERS: Submit your manuscript to the Journal of Medicinal Food today!

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Journal of Medicinal Food delivers original research on the chemistry and biochemistry of the bioactive constituents of food, and substantiates their efficacy, safety, and potential uses. International in scope, the Journal advances the knowledge of the development of new food products and dietary supplements targeted at promoting health and the prevention and treatment of disease.

Journal of Medicinal Food coverage includes:

  • Functional foods
  • Dietary supplements
  • Phytonutrients
  • Myconutrients
  • Food-based vaccines
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Peptides
  • Nucleotides
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Lipids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Safety/Toxicology of functional foods and dietary supplements

Journal of Medicinal Food is under the editorial leadership of Editors-in-Chief Sampath Parthasarathy, MBA, PhD, University of Central Florida; Yangha Kim, PhD, Department of Nutritional Science & Food Management, Ewha Womans University; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Food scientists, food chemists, and biochemistry researchers, among others

Society Affiliation

The Official Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and NutritionAn Official Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition

This journal is supported in part by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Government (MEST).

Indexed/Abstracted in:

MEDLINE; PubMed; PubMed Central; Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Science Citation Index Expanded; Science Citation Index®; Biochemistry & Biophysics Citation Index®; Biological Abstracts; BIOSIS Previews; Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition; Prous Science Integrity®; International Pharmaceutical Abstracts; EMBASE/Excerpta Medica; EMBiology; Scopus; AGRICOLA; CINAHL® database; Chemical Abstracts; ProQuest databases; CAB Abstracts; Global Health; AMED - Allied and Contemporary Medicine Database

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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