American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal in the field of clinical nutrition. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2009 impact factor of 6.307, ranking it third among 66 journals in the category "Nutrition & Dietetics". The journal was established in 1952 and is published by the American Society for Nutrition. As of June 2009, the journal s editor-in-chief is Dennis M. Bier (Baylor College of Medicine). A poll conducted in 2009 by the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association identified the journal as among the "100 most influential journals ... over the last 100 years" in the fields of biology and medicine.

Publisher
SLA Biomedical and Life Sciences Division
History
1952–present
Website
http://www.ajcn.org/
Impact factor
6.307 (2009)

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Cardiology

Eating almonds can improve vascular health, study finds

Research led by Dr. Wendy Hall, Reader in Nutritional Sciences at King's College London and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that replacing popular snacks such as biscuits and crisps with almonds ...

Health

Mycoprotein products build muscle better than milk protein

A study from the University of Exeter has found that mycoprotein, the protein-rich food source that is unique to Quorn products, stimulates post-exercise muscle building to a greater extent than milk protein.

Health

Traditional vegetable diet lowers the risk of premature babies

It turns out we should follow our parent's advice when we're thinking about becoming parents ourselves, with a study finding eating the traditional 'three-veggies' regularly before pregnancy lowers the risk of a premature ...

Neuroscience

Distraction diminishes the taste of food

If you eat while distracted, you may experience less taste because your brain processes the taste of the food less effectively. This effect has been demonstrated by brain researchers at the Donders Institute of Radboud University ...

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