Recent Progress in Nutrition (ISSN 2771-9871) 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, 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.

Indexing: 

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 6.7 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 16.1 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 6 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Open Access Research Article

Teachers’ Perceptions of Integrating Tower Gardens into Pre-K4 Curriculum

Received: 31 August 2023;  Published: 17 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2401002

Abstract

Schools play an integral role in providing opportunities for children of all ages to be exposed to nutrition education. There are a variety of ways children can receive nutrition education in the school setting, such as explicit lessons, modeled dialogue, and exposure to nutrition-based principles. However, there continues to be a disconnect between [...]

Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgment to Reviewers of Recent Progress in Nutrition in 2023

Received: 04 January 2024;  Published: 05 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2401001

Abstract

The editors of Recent Progress in Nutrition would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2023. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize reviewer contributions through several mechanisms, of which the annual [...]

Open Access Review

Macroalgae as a Source of Functional Foods in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

Received: 22 July 2023;  Published: 29 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2304024

Abstract

Noncommunicable diseases (NCD), such as cardiovascular diseases (CVD), are responsible for the majority of annual deaths worldwide. Dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity, among others, can enhance the onset of metabolic syndrome (MetS). The integration of natural products in the diet, such as marine macroalgae or hydrocolloids extracted [...]

Open Access Original Research

Impact of Breeding on Free Amino Acids of Wholegrain Flour in Wheat and Role of Phenology Genes

Received: 18 August 2023;  Published: 24 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2304023

Abstract

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is pivotal to global food security, with its energy-rich grains that are also the major vegetable protein source in human diets. Decades of primary emphasis on grain yield improvement have delivered increased gains worldwide, but the grain protein content has declined. Since amino acids are biosynthetic precursors of protein [...]

Open Access Review

Curiosities of Weight Loss Diets of the Last 60 Years

Received: 07 September 2023;  Published: 23 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2304022

Abstract

Lately, we've witnessed the emergence of obesity as a prominent concern for public health and the economy. This issue commands serious attention, impacting millions worldwide, particularly in the most developed nations. Practical approaches to tackling obesity involve tailored physical activity and dietary interventions overseen by qualified healthcare [...]

Open Access Original Research

The Effects of Supplemental Vitamin C in Mandibular Fracture Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Received: 23 June 2023;  Published: 21 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2304021

Abstract

Vitamin C is an oxidative stress mediator and essential cofactor in wound healing. The objective of this study was to investigate the clinical and biochemical effects of vitamin C supplementation on outcomes in patients undergoing mandibular fracture repair. We also aimed to evaluate the effects of sociodemographic, fracture, and treatment characteristi [...]

Open Access Research Article

Influences of Household Processing Methods on Nutritional Composition, Anti-nutritional Factors and Antioxidant Activities of Foxtail Millet

Received: 17 July 2023;  Published: 09 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2304020

Abstract

The present investigation aims to study the influence of household processing methods, such as soaking, germination, and steam cooking, on nutritional composition (proximates, amino acids, minerals, and vitamins), antinutrient factors (phytochemicals: tannins, total phenols, phytic acid; enzyme inhibitors: trypsin and α-amylase inhibitors) and antioxid [...]

Open Access Short Review

Effects of Natural Substances on Lowering Uric Acid

Received: 03 March 2023;  Published: 28 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303019

Abstract

Uric acid (UA) metabolism, which includes uric acid production controlled by purine metabolism and uric acid excretion controlled by the gastrointestinal tract and kidneys, is the primary way to maintain the concentration of uric acid in the body. Abnormal functionalizing of the metabolism may cause hyperuricemia, gout, kidney injury, and other diseases [...]

Open Access Original Research

Barley and Malt as Base Ingredients for the Production of New Bio-Functional Foods

Received: 14 April 2023;  Published: 19 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303018

Abstract

This work aimed to evaluate the chemical composition, bioactive compounds (phenolics and γ-aminobutyric acid, GABA), and antioxidant properties of different barley varieties (Overture, Charles, Sinfonía, Montoya, and Andreia) and their malts to weigh up them as potential ingredients for producing new bio-functional foods. For this, five barleys and [...]

Open Access Review

Inclusion of Dietary-Fibers in Nutrition Provides Prebiotic Substrates to Probiotics for the Synthesis of Beneficial Metabolites SCFA to Sustain Gut Health Minimizing Risk of IBS, IBD, CRC

Received: 19 July 2023;  Published: 14 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303017

Abstract

Usually, everyday meals constitute materials and ingredients for food preparation derived from different agricultural sources. Although most customers are aware of the benefits of a balanced diet, they mainly focus on a diet based on the daily requirements of protein, fat, and carbohydrates in their meals. However, the vital aspect of the including [...]

Open Access Research Article

Chair Fitness Program for Improved Strength and Physical Function for Older Adults: A Pilot Comparative Effectiveness Study

Received: 05 July 2023;  Published: 12 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303016

Abstract

Within the US, people are experiencing longer life expectancy, yet these extended lifespans have not necessarily translated into years living in good health. Musculoskeletal degenerative diseases are particularly prevalent amongst older adults. Research shows that regular resistance exercise carries preventive health benefits to combat these conditions [...]

Open Access Original Research

Physicochemical Characterization and Mineral Composition of “UENF SD 08”: A Super-Sweet Corn Hybrid

Received: 30 December 2022;  Published: 27 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303015

Abstract

Sweet Corn (Zea mays L.) is possibly the most important commercial cereal originating in the Americas. Mutant genes are responsible for sweetness. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the physicochemical and mineral composition of the “UENF SD 08” cultivar, super-sweet corn developed at Darcy Ribeiro Northern Rio de Janeiro State Universit [...]

Open Access Original Research

Impact of Feeding Time and Duration on Body Mass and Composition in Young, Exercising Mice

Received: 21 December 2022;  Published: 22 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303014

Abstract

Time-restricted feeding (TRF) has increased in popularity among various groups, including fitness enthusiasts. The ideal timing of TRF in relation to daily exercise is unknown. Most fitness enthusiasts consume meals immediately or soon after exercise to improve body composition (e.g., lean mass). We compared two different TRF approaches, as well as [...]

Open Access Research Article

Bioactive Properties of Sorghum-based Beverages from Whole or Refined Grains

Received: 08 May 2023;  Published: 22 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303013

Abstract

Sorghum-based beverages were developed and the effects of decortication on nutritional composition and biofunctional properties after a simulated gastrointestinal digestion were analyzed. For that, white sorghum flours from whole (WS) and decorticated (DS) grains were obtained and used to prepare sorghum beverages. They were analyzed regarding chemical [...]

Open Access Review

The Combined Effect of Infant and Mother Secretor Status on Infant Susceptibility to Viral Gastroenteritis and Celiac Disease

Received: 21 July 2022;  Published: 17 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303012

Abstract

Celiac disease is a prevalent autoimmune disorder with a rising incidence of 7.5% annually during the second half of the 20th century and the 21st century. Not all genetically susceptible individuals that carry the risk alleles HLA DQ2 and DQ8 go on to develop celiac disease, suggesting that there may be other environmental triggers that contribute [...]

Open Access Review

Ellagic Acid - A Dietary Polyphenol with Anticancer Activity that Deserves More Consideration

Received: 21 March 2023;  Published: 13 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303011

Abstract

Ellagic acid (EA) the principal polyphenol of pomegranate (Punicca granatum) is renowned for its beneficial therapeutic activity in several diseases including cancer. Studies have shown that EA exerts a carcinopreventive effect on many cancer cells, inducing cell cycle arrest and apoptosis, and limiting neovascularization and cell migration. In animal [...]

Open Access Review

Sunflower Seeds (Helianthus Annuus) and Health Benefits: A Review

Received: 29 October 2022;  Published: 06 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2303010

Abstract

A literature review was conducted to present an overview of sunflower seeds, nutritional value, and health benefits. Sunflower seeds are inexpensive, readily available, and nutritious all year long. Some of the most important nutrients for humans are found in them in particularly high concentrations. There are several vitamins in sunflower seeds, includ [...]

Open Access Case Report

The Low FODMAP Diet for Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Overlapping Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms – a Case Series

Received: 11 February 2023;  Published: 29 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2302009

Abstract

The low FODMAP diet (LFD) is a dietary intervention developed for and used particularly for the management of functional GI symptoms (FGIS) in adults with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It has also been proposed to improve coincident functional gut symptoms in adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This report describes the outcomes of the LFD [...]

Open Access Research Article

Pasta Fortification with Leaves of Edible Wild Plants to Lower the P Glycaemic Index of Handmade Fresh Noodles

Received: 30 March 2023;  Published: 07 June 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2302008

Abstract

Edible wild plants are a largely available food at no cost and an emblem of sustainability. Among the numerous varieties of edible wild plants, purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) and common mallow (Malva sylvestris L.) are good sources of healthful bioactive compounds. Therefore, there is a growing interest in their consumption for health-related nutritio [...]

Open Access Review

The Multifaceted Roles of Ketogenic Diets in Neurology-Brain Cancers and Other Neurologic Diseases

Received: 30 December 2021;  Published: 19 April 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2302007

Abstract

The ketogenic diet (KD) is currently well known in the lay media as a quick way to lose weight. However, the KD is not a new medical concept. The KD was used in the early 1900s to control seizures. However, as we developed more effective pharmacological agents, we used the KD less until it became practically obscure by the 1980s. Similar to the effects [...]

Open Access Original Research

Consumer Perception, Nutritional, and Technological Properties of Bread Made with Chickpea Flour

Received: 12 December 2022;  Published: 12 April 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2302006

Abstract

Celiac disease (CD) is one of the most common intestinal diseases in humans today. The only "cure" for this disease is a strictly gluten-free diet. Bread is a highly accepted food product. But, bread is a product that owns its technological properties to the presence of gluten. Bread without gluten has different texture, palatability, and sensorial [...]

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

Abstract

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 investigated [...]

Open Access Research Article

Biochemical Impact of Carica Papaya (Pawpaw) leaves Extract and Ruzu Bitters on Hematology and Brain Histology in Sprague Dawley Rats

Received: 12 June 2022;  Published: 02 March 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2301004

Abstract

Plant-based products have been utilized for nutritional and medicinal purposes for decades. Although the reported benefits of Carica papaya (Pawpaw) leave extract, its role in hematology, brain histology, and the possible side effect are still areas of research deliberation. Thirty (30) male Sprague Dawley rats, divided into three groups, were fed on [...]

Open Access Review

Practical Review on the Impact of Celiac Disease on the Patient

Received: 05 August 2022;  Published: 13 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/rpn.2301003

Abstract

Celiac disease (CD) is a multisystem immune-mediated disorder resulting in enteropathy of the small intestine with the ingestion of gluten, in genetically susceptible individuals. This condition impact 1% of the population and can result in the development of other conditions such as chronic fatigue, anemia, osteoporosis, aphthous stomatitis, elevated [...]

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

Abstract

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 to examine [...]

The 10th Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies Congress

In conjunction with the 75th Annual Meeting of the Korean Physiological Society

EXCO, Daegu, Korea, 1-4 November 2023

It is our great pleasure to announce the successful convening of " The 10th Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies Congress", held in EXCO, Daegu, Korea, from November 1st - 4th, 2023. Dr. Markos Klonizakis, the Geust Editor of the RPN Journal, was invited to organise, chair and present the symposium “S49 | Exploring the Cardioprotective Mechanisms of Regional Diets to the Human Physiology”. Recent Progress in Nutrition sponsored the symposium as a Publisher Partner.
FAOPS is the biggest physiological conference in the eastern hemisphere, and covers all the physiological societies of Asia and Oceania.FAOPS was established in 1990 and consists of 15 full members and 3 associate members, and holds the Congress every four years. This federation has contributed to the professional exchange and the development of physiological scientific research in the Asia and Oceania area.
If you have information about upcoming conferences in 2023 and 2024, please share it with us, we are always open to cooperating with conferences in all areas of Nutrition.

The 10th Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies Congress

In conjunction with the 75th Annual Meeting of the Korean Physiological Society

EXCO, Daegu, Korea, 1-4 November 2023

For more details, please visit: https://www.faops2023.org/

 

 

 

The 16th Asian Pan-Pacific Congress for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

October 5th-8th, 2023
Seoul, Korea

Since the establishment of the APPSPGHAN, the mission has been to promote knowledge in the fields of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition through scientific exchanges and research for the benefit...

For more details, please visit: http://www.appspghan2023.org/

2023 North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Postgraduate Course and Annual Meeting

October 4th-7th, 2023
San Diego, USA

The NASPGHAN Foundation was founded by the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), a professional society of more than 2,600 pediatric gastroenterologists, to promote awareness and research of pediatric digestive and nutritional disorders, including:

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Nutrition and Obesity

Reflux and GERD

Liver, pancreatic and other disorders

For more details, please visit: https://www.emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2023/2023-north-american-society-for-pediatric-gastroenterology-hepatology-and-nutrition-naspghan-postgraduate-course-and-annual-meeting

Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) Australian Gastroenterology Week (AGW) 2023

September 3rd–5th, 2023
Brisbane, Australia

GESA AGW continues to be the premier gastroenterology and liver meeting. Helping to facilitate collegiality, deliver education, promote research, and provide networking opportunities are all hallmarks of GESA AGW.

For more details, please visit: https://agw.gesa.org.au/se-2023-agw/

55th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition

May 17th-20th, 2023
Vienna, Austria

The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) is a multi-professional organisation whose aim is to promote the health of children with special attention to the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutritional status, through knowledge creation, the dissemination of science based information, the promotion of best practice in the delivery of care and the provision of high quality education for paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition professionals in throughout the year, ESPGHAN offers a variety of educational material and activities, position papers, guidelines, and many events.

For more details, please visit: https://espghancongress.org/

Digestive Disease Week®2023

May 6th–9th, 2023
Chicago, USA

DDW is the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and GI surgery.

For more details, please visit: https://ddw.org/

Recent Progress in Nutrition welcomes the following types of articles: original research, review, communication, opinion, case report, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc. There is no restriction on the length of the papers, color figures, supplementary file types. More details please see Instructions for Authors.

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