Food and Nutrition Sciences

ISSN Print: 2157-944X    ISSN Online: 2157-9458

Call For Papers


    Special Issue on Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals


    Functional foods and nutraceuticals have the common characters of general foods that they can provide nutrition and energy to sustain life. But functional foods and nutraceuticals also can regulate the function of human body and are defined dietary foods that prevent or reverse a diseased state. Increasing public awareness of the link between diet and health has propelled the consumption of these foods to unprecedented levels, particularly in countries where the population is aging and health care costs are rising. Driven by market demand and technological progress, the development space of functional foods and nutraceuticals industry is huge.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring functional foods and nutraceuticals. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Types of functional foods and nutraceuticals
    • Enriched foods
    • Dietary supplements
    • Health-promoting additives
    • Functional ingredients in food
    • Regulations and health claim
    • Functional evaluation of health food
    • Development of functional foods and nutraceuticals

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    December 9th, 2019

    Publication Date

    February 2020


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    For further questions or inquiries

    Please contact Editorial Assistant at

    fns@scirp.org