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 About the Society

International Association of Food and Nutrition Scientists (IAFANS) has been established by a group of desirous persons, who are interested to promote this association as the representative organization of the nutrition scientist’s community across the globe and to promote the study of the science of nutrition and related areas. The major objective of IAFANS is to motivate young researchers on various aspects of Food Science and Clinical Nutrition by organizing scientific lectures, national and international conferences and bringing out technical publications in our scientific journal named International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IJFANS). The association also recognizes capability and distinction in the field of Food Science and Clinical Nutrition by conferring various prestigious Awards and fellowships.

  About the Journal

International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences (IJFANS) is a quarterly online published Journal in English with the aim to publish research and review articles in rapidly developing field of Food Sciences and Clinical Nutrition. The journal aims to cover the latest outstanding developments in the field of Food Sciences and Clinical Nutrition specifically in their respective following branches.

International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences is included in the UGC-CARE list Group I

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, Netherlands ISSN centre, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


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  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

  Scope of the journal

Food Science: Food Sciences, Food Engineering, Food Processing, Food Chemistry, Food Biotechnology, Food Microbiology, Food Biochemistry, Food Technology, Food Nanotechnology, Food Agriculture, Food packaging, migration/scalping and food safety, Food Preservation and Food Security.

Clinical Nutrition: Nutraceuticals, General Medicine, Public Health & Hygiene, Medical Biochemistry, Health and Nutrition, Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Microbiology, Energy metabolism, Sport Nutrition, Human Nutrition and Health Sciences, Micronutrients, Nutraceuticals in Communicable, Nutraceuticals in Non-Communicable Diseases, Public Health Nutrition programmes or interventions or promotion, Consumer Attitudes towards Nutraceuticals.

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