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We are pleased to announce that BMC Nutrition has been accepted for indexing in ESCI, PubMed Central and Scopus. Journal content will be available to view in these indexing databases shortly.
In a pilot study which aimed to characterize dietary habits and nutritional intake of omnivorous, lacto-ovo vegetarian and vegan runners, female omnivorous and lacto-ovo vegetarians achieved the recommended daily intake of 15 mg iron only after supplementation, while female vegans consumed adequate amounts solely via their diet.
BMC Series Focus Issues
To commemorate World Digestive Health Day that is celebrated annually on 29th of May, this month we focus on Gut microbiome and digestive health. Here is a selection of manuscripts from different BMC Series Journals focusing on either gut microbiome or on digestive health in insects, animals and humans.
Aims and scope
BMC Nutrition is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of nutritional sciences, including public health nutrition and global interventions, nutritional epidemiology, the biological underpinnings of nutrition in the body, clinical nutrition, health and nutrition throughout the lifecourse, and dietary supplementation for improvement in health and performance. The journal also welcomes papers on developments in nutritional research tools and novel technologies.
- Kevin Zhu, BMC, USA
- Maria Lorella Gianni, University of Milan
- Truls Raastad, The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
- Denis Roy, University Laval, Québec
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