Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition (APJCN) is a peer-reviewed journal to promote the education and training of clinical nutritionists in the region and to enhance the practice of human nutrition and related disciplines in their application to health and the prevention of disease. The journal publishes originalresearchreports, short communications and reviews. All articles are peer-reviewed by two experts in the field of the submitted paper. For detailed instructions concerning the submission of manuscripts, please refer to the Instructions for Authors at the back of this issue or visit the journal web page, listed below.

The International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS) is acknowledged as a non-financial co-sponsor of the Journal.

Abstracting and Indexing Services: The Journal is indexed by Australasian Medical Index (up to 2009), CAB Abstracts, Chemical Abstracts, Informit (Australia), ProQuest, PubMed, Science Citation Index, Scopus.

Business Correspondence and Advertisement Booking: All matters relating to publication fees, orders, subscriptions, back issues, offprints, and advertisement booking should be addressed via email

Subscription Rates: The journal is published six times per year and the prices of hard copy per annum for 2018 are as follows:

Personal: AU$195

Institution: AU$450

The Journal is despatched to subscribers outside Australia by surface air-lifted delivery.

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Article Submission

Submission of articles and peer review are undertaken online using Scholar One.