Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

World Nutrition Journal (abbreviated: W Nutr J) is an international, English language, peer-reviewed, and open access journal upholding recent evidence related to nutrition sciences. The journal accepts manuscripts in terms of original paper, case report, editorial, and letter to editor.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted will be screened by an editor whether they have the requirements and accordingly to author instructions. Then, the editor will transfer them to Editor-in-chief. Editor-in-chief will choose peer-reviewer for the manuscripts, according to their field of expertise, with help from associate editors and editorial board members. Peer-review process should be based on Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) standards. This journal uses double-blind review. After the peer review process and the manuscripts are approved, they will be sent back to Editor-in-chief. Afterwards, Editor-in-chief will send the approved manuscripts back to the editor for final editing, layout editing, and proofreading. Finally, the approved and edited manuscripts will be published.


Publication Frequency

World Nutrition Journal is an open access journal which is published bi-annually (January and July)


Open Access Policy

This is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access



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Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement

1. Editorial Board

- Journals should have editorial boards or other governing bodies whose members are recognized experts in the field. The full names and affiliations of the members should be provided on the journal’s Web site.

- Journals shall provide contact information for the editorial office on the journal’s Web site.


2. Authors and Authors responsibilities

- Any fees or charges that are required for manuscript processing and/or publishing materials in the journal shall be clearly stated in a place before authors begin preparing their manuscript for submission.

- Authors are obliged to participate in peer review process.

- All authors have significantly contributed to the research.

- All authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

- List of references, financial support.

- Forbidden to publish same research in more than one journal.


3. Peer-review process

- All of a journal’s content should be subjected to peer-review.

- Peer-review is defined as obtaining advice on individual manuscripts from reviewers’ expert in the field.

- It should be clearly described on the journal’s Web site.

- Judgments should be objective.

- Reviewers should have no conflict of interest.

- Reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited.

- Reviewed articles should be treated confidentially.


4. Publication ethics

- Publishers and editors shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred.

- In no case shall a journal or its editors encourage such misconduct, or knowingly allow such misconduct to take place.

- In the event that a journal’s publisher or editors are made aware of any allegation of research misconduct the publisher or editor shall deal with allegations appropriately.

- The journal should have guidelines for retracting or correcting articles when needed.

- Publishers and editors should always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.


5. Copyright and Access

- Copyright and licensing information shall be clearly described on the journal’s Web site.

- The way(s) in which the journal and individual articles are available to readers and whether there are associated subscriptions, or pay-per-view fees should be stated.


6. Archiving

- A journal’s plan for electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event a journal is no longer published shall be clearly indicated.




Further principles of transparency and best practice:


7. Ownership and management

-  Information about the ownership and/or management of a journal shall be clearly indicated on the journal’s Web site.

- Publishers shall not use organizational names that would mislead potential authors and editors about the nature of the journal’s owner.


8. Web site

- A journal’s Web site, including the text that it contains, shall demonstrate that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards.


9. Publishing schedule

- For serial publications, the periodicity at which a journal publishes should be clearly indicated.


10. Name of journal

- The Journal name shall be unique and not be one that is easily confused with another journal or that might mislead potential authors and readers about the Journal’s origin or association with other journals



this journal follows the COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers.

In addition, as a journal that follows the ICMJE’s Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals, it is expected of authors, reviewers and editors that they follow the best-practice guidelines on ethical behaviour contained therein.




Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 1000000.00 (IDR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.