Journal of Nutrition

The Journal of Nutrition is one of two academic journals published by the American Society for Nutrition. It is freely accessible to the public after a 12 month embargo. It was started in 1928 and has an impact factor of 3.77, making it the 3rd among peer-reviewed journals in ISI s nutrition and dietetic category.

Publisher
American Society for Nutrition
Website
http://jn.nutrition.org
Impact factor
3.77 ()

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Quantifying the live microbes on your plate

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Cardiology

Nutrient-laden snacks can meaningfully cut cholesterol

(HealthDay)—A suite of ready-to-eat bioactive snacks can meaningfully reduce cholesterol in patients unwilling or unable to take statin drugs, according to a study published Jan. 26 in the Journal of Nutrition.

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Cardiology

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Health

Pecan-enriched diet shown to reduce cholesterol

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