Journals and
Databases

This list contains helpful links to some of Australian Dietitian’s favourite research-based
nutrition and dietetics information and clinical tools.

Journals and Databases

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Mission: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is the most highly rated peer-reviewed journal in ISI’s nutrition and dietetics category. It publishes the latest clinical studies relevant to human nutrition in topics such as obesity, vitamins and minerals, nutrition and disease, and energy metabolism.
Publisher: The American Society for Clinical Nutrition, Inc.
Frequency: monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
International access: intl.ajcn.org
US access: www.ajcn.org

Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism

Mission: Contents basic and clinical reports offering new information relating to human nutrition and metabolic diseases including their molecular genetics. Papers present original findings dealing with problems such as the consequences of specific diets and dietary supplements and the epidemiological association between dietary habits and disease incidence.
Publisher: Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS)
Frequency: bi-monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text (subscription, some issues are free)

Website:
www.karger.ch

Annual Review of Nutrition

Mission: Annual Reviews publishes 29 series covering three major fields as well as a number of special publications and Web based projects every year.
Publisher: Annual Reviews
Frequency: Annual
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
nutr.annualreviews.org

Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Mission: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition publishes original research reports, short communications reviews, and letters to the editors. The journal is also an organ of the Australasian Clinical Nutrition Society and the Asia Pacific Public Health Nutrition Association.
Publisher: Asia Pacific Clinical Nutrition Society
Frequency: Quarterly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119485119/home

British Journal of Nutrition

Mission: The British Journal of Nutrition is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing papers and articles on human and clinical nutrition, general nutrition, and animal nutrition. Topics covered include: molecular nutrition and gene expression, metabolism and metabolic studies, nutritional immunology, body composition, dietary surveys and nutritional epidemiology, neurobiology and behaviour, nutrient requirements and obesity.

Publisher: Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Nutrition Society
Frequency: Monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
journals.cambridge.org/action/displayJournal?jid=bjn

Clinical Nutrition

Mission: The journal publishes original articles and review papers on those areas in acute disease which have metabolic and nutritional implications, and on those features of the metabolic responses to starvation, injury and sepsis which have relevance to nutritional management and nutritional pharmacology.

Publisher: European Society of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition (Elsevier)
Frequency: Bi-Monthly
Contents available online: ScienceDirect (registration)

  • Table of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www.elsevier.com

Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition

Mission: To present critical viewpoints of current technology, food science, and human nutrition. The application of scientific discoveries and the acquisition of knowledge, as they relate to nutrition, are thoroughly addressed in this comprehensive and authoritative information source.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Health Sciences
Frequency: 8 issues a year
Contents available online: 

  • Table of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/tandf/bfsn

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Mission: Covers all aspects of human nutrition: basic and theoretical studies, clinical and metabolic studies, epidemiological and social aspects, nutritional determinants to growth and development, relations of function to nutritional status, nutritional causes and effects of diseases, and community nutrition and education.

Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Frequency: Monthly
Contents available online: 

  • Table of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www.nature.com

European Journal of Nutrition

Mission: The major focus of manuscripts submitted include cellular and molecular aspects of nutrition, mechanistic studies on interactions between nutrients and non-nutrient food components on cell, organ, and body functions, epidemiology with emphasis on the use of biomarkers, nutrient metabolism in humans, studies on the relation between individual genetic susceptibility, nutrition, and disease, regulation of gene expression through nutrients or non-nutrient food components.

Publisher: Steinkopff
Frequency: Bi-monthly
Contents available online: 

  • Table of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www.springerlink.com/content/103683/

Food and Nutrition Research

Mission: The journal aims to be one of the most reliable sources of research on human nutrition, and a preferred outlet for rapid publication of papers on health benefit claims. All submissions are stringently reviewed by leading experts in relevant fields.

Publisher: Co-Action Publishing AS on behalf of The SNF Swedish Nutrition Foundation
Frequency: Quarterly
Contents available online: 

  • Table of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Articles (free)

Website:
journals.sfu.ca

 

International Clinical Nutrition Review

Mission: This Review presents the evidence of a therapeutic and prophylactic role for vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and other specific nutrients in modern medicine.

Publisher: International Academy of Nutrition
Frequency: Quarterly
Contents available online: 

Website:
www.intacad.com.au

International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition

Mission: The primary aim of this unique international journal is to integrate food science with nutrition. Topics covered include: impact of nutritional science on food product development, nutritional implications of food processing, bioavailibility of nutrients, nutritional quality of novel foods, food-nutrient interactions, use of biotechnology in food science/nutrition.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Health Sciences
Frequency: 8 issues a year
Contents available online: 

  • Tables of contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www.tandf.co.uk

Journal of the American College of Nutrition

Mission: Original and innovative research in nutrition with useful application for researchers, physicians, and other health care professionals; Critical reviews on pertinent nutrition topics that highlight key teaching points and relevance to nutrition; Abstracts from the annual meeting of the American College of Nutrition in the October issue.

Publisher: American College of Nutrition
Frequency: Bi-monthly
Contents available online: 

  • Tables of contents (free)
  • Abstracts (since 1998, free)
  • Full text (since 1989)

Website:
www.jacn.org

Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics

Mission: Scope the area of human nutrition in health and disease. Emphasis will be given to aspects of applied nutrition and dietetics – both therapeutic and preventive. The editorial committee therefore welcomes papers on public health nutrition, health promotion, food choice, nutritional status, psychology of eating behaviour and the sociology of food as well as those directly related to clinical nutrtition and the practice of therapeutic dietetics.

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of The British Dietetic Association
Frequency: Bi-monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text

Website:
www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=0952-3871

Journal of Nutrition

Mission: The first journal in its field, The Journal of Nutrition continues to have as its goal the publication of papers based on original nutrition research in humans and other animal species. In circulation since 1928, it is distributed to more than 4,500 subscribers worldwide.

Publisher: The American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Frequency: Monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (since 1997, free)
  • Full text (since 2000)

Website:
www.nutrition.org

Journal of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine

Mission: Focusing on studies of clinical relevance, the journal welcomes papers on: toxicity/nutritional toxicology · nutritional and environmental factors and the immune system · chemical sensitivity · diagnosis and treatment techniques in allergy · nutrition and reproductive function · essential fatty acids in prevention and treatment · vitamins, minerals, amino acids and other dietary factors in prevention and treatment · human microflora in health and disease · nutritional /environmental medicine · antioxidants in health and disease · pesticides and modern farming techniques · laboratory methods in nutritional /environmental medicine · nutritional supplementation and dietary intervention · impact of food processing on nutrient availability.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Health Sciences
Frequency: Quarterly 
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)
  • Full text (registration and subscription)

Website:
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/cjne

Journal of the American Dietetic Association

Mission: The Journal’s purpose is to: provide a distinguished site for the publication of original articles prepared by scholars and practitioners in the field and reviewed by qualified peers, publish manuscripts that advance knowledge across the range of research and practice issues in nutrition and dietetics and that support the professional growth of Association members.

Publisher: American Dietetic Association
Frequency: Monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (since 1993, free)
  • Abstracts (since 1993, free)
  • Full text (limited to ADA members and print subscribers)

Website:
www.adajournal.org

Nutrition Bulletin

Mission: The Nutrition Bulletin provides a unique blend of scientific reviews on aspects of nutrition and news of important or emerging issues in the field of human nutrition. Its particular focus is the interface between the needs of nutritionists in research, health promotion and teaching, and those working in the food industry.

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the British Nutrition Foundation
Frequency: Quarterly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (since 2000, free)
  • Abstracts (since 2000, free)
  • Full text 

Website:
www.wiley.com/bw/journal.asp?ref=1471-9827

Nutrition in Clinical Practice

Mission: NCP complements JPEN with practical information and advice. It provides peer-reviewed clinical studies, reviews, techniques and procedures, teaching cases, clinical observations, and nutrition news.

Publisher: ASPEN
Frequency: Bi-monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)

Website:
ncp.sagepub.com

 

Nutrition & Dietetics

Mission: Australia and New Zealand’s leading peer-reviewed journal. Publishes research papers and articles relating to food, nutrition and dietetics, including: human nutrition, nutrition education, food science and technology, community nutrition, diet in prevention and treatment of disease and food service.

Publisher: Dietitians Association of Australia
Frequency: Quarterly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts (free)

Website:
onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Nutrition Research Reviews

Mission: Nutrition Research Reviews publishes comprehensive and challenging review articles in selected key topics in nutritional science. Authors are encouraged to take a critical approach in appraising the literature whilst also aiming to advance new concepts and hypotheses.

Publisher: Cabi Publishing on behalf of The Nutrition Society
Frequency: Twice a year
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (since 1999, free)
  • Abstracts (since 1999, free)
  • Full text (since 1999)

Website:
journals.cambridge.org

 

Nutrition Reviews

Mission: Nutrition Reviews is the leading scientific journal you need to keep thoroughly and quickly informed of new developments in nutrition, dietetics, food science, and nutrition science policy. Each month, Nutrition Reviews delivers to thousands of busy professionals timely and authoritative reviews of significant research and investigation, as well as in-depth discussion of recent international nutrition and science policy advancements.

Publisher: International Life Sciences Institute
Frequency: Monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (since 2000, free)

Website:
www.ilsi.org

 

Nutrition Today

Mission: Nutrition Today helps nutrition professionals clear a pathway through today’s maze of fad diets and cure-all claims. An established journal, it publishes articles by leading nutritionists and scientists who endorse scientifically sound food, diet, and nutritional practices.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Frequency: Bi-monthly
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (free)
  • Abstracts
  • Full text

Website:
www.nutritiontodayonline.com

 

Proceeding of the Nutrition Society

Mission: The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society publishes papers and abstracts presented by members and invited speakers at the scientific meetings of The Nutrition Society.

Publisher: Cabi Publishing on behalf of The Nutrition Society
Frequency: 6 issues in a year
Contents available online:

  • Tables of Contents (since 1999, free)
  • Abstracts (since 1999, free)
  • Full text (since 1999)

Website:
www.nutritionsociety.org/node/238

Other Resources

Web Links

This page contains links to nutrition and dietetics web sites which may be useful for
practicing dietitians, students and lecturers.