Instructions to Authors

The editors of The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dieteticsrequest the contributors to kindly adhere to the following requirements:

Manuscript should be submitted exclusively to The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Format of the manuscript

 Title – short and self explanatory

Abstract - short abstract of about 200 – 250 words

Keywords – 6-8 key words

Introduction – the context of the problem with its suitable relevance and

objectives in one or two sentences and description of what is expected to be found out.

Materials and Methods – outline of the study design, sample selection, analytical methods and data analysis.

Results and Discussion – based on data observed statistical significance with suitable presentation in the form of tables or graphs / figures. Tables and figures must be submitted in JPEG or TIFF format.

Conclusion – emphasize new and important outcomes of the study or observations.

References – complete and current, numbered consecutively in the order as they appear in the text. At least 2 to 3 references should have been published within the past five years.

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Specimen references

* Premakumari, S., Kowsalya,S., Mujumdar,V.V., Nirmalkumar Rakshe and Vinayak Kale. Formulation and evaluation of nanoparticles of almonds in hypercholesterolemia. Ind. J. Nutr. Dietet., 2014, 51, 1-10.

* Raanan Shamir, Dominique Turck and Moshe Phillip, ‘Nutrition and Growth, S.Karger AG., Basel. Switzerland. 2013, 43-69.

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Authors should clearly mention whether the manuscript is original research article, review article or short communication.

Manuscript should be to a maximum of 15 pages, typewritten, Times New Roman, 12, double space. Review articles should not exceed 30 typed pages (abstracts, illustrations and references are excluded).

Manuscript is accepted at the discretion of the editors and reviewers on the basis of content, originality, scientific accuracy, clarity and plagiarism check. All potentially acceptable manuscript in the fields of nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, food science and dietetics are peer reviewed.

Authors must specify clearly the meta data of all the authors and corresponding author must be specified.

Authors must send the copyright and declaration form duly signed by all the co-authors once the article has been accepted for publication. The members of the Editorial Board and the Publisher of the journal are not responsible for the statements and opinions expressed by the authors in their manuscript published in the journal. Due permission must be sought whose copyrighted material are used in the preparation of the manuscript.

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Illustration proof will be sent to the corresponding author for correction of typographical errors only; all corrections should be marked clearly, separately in a word document.

Accepted manuscript will be published only after receiving the publishing charges of ` Rs. 2000/- from the author(s). The manuscript not accepted will not be returned.

Corresponding author will receive only the pdf format of the published article.

Submission of an article does not guarantee publication.