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Special Issue "Trace Elements in Nutrition: A Health Perspective for Future Direction in Human Nutrition"

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Health-Related Quality of Life and Well-Being".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 October 2024 | Viewed by 194

Special Issue Editor

Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche Chimiche e Farmaceutiche, Università degli Studi di Palermo, 90133 Palermo, PA, Italy
Interests: human nutrition; micronutrients; biofortified food; physical activity; gut peptides; bone remodeling and metabolism; glucose homeostasis; lipid homeostasis; systemic homeostasis; human physiology
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

I am organizing a Special Issue on “Trace Elements in Nutrition: A Health Perspective for Future Direction in Human Nutrition” in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH). This peer-reviewed, scientific journal publishes research articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health. For detailed information on the journal, we refer you to https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph.

It is essential to reconnect food and agriculture. This Special Issue will feature new research that advances our understanding of trace elements in human nutrition. It will also focus on nutrition healthy propriety of innovative food products from sustainable agriculture to support a nutritious diet form farm to fork as well as innovative diet. There is a need for more sustainable foods that contribute to a lower environmental impact in their production. Biodiversity, diet, and health move the field forward. The issue is open to original research, review articles, short reports, brief commentaries, methodological papers, and meta-analyses related to the impact of trace elements in nutrition. The listed keywords suggest a few of the many possible subject areas.

Dr. Sara Baldassano
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2500 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • micronutrients
  • diet
  • nutrition
  • biofortification
  • sustainability
  • minimally processed food
  • body mass index
  • body weight
  • obesity
  • overweight
  • food
  • public health
  • environmental exposure
  • food selection
  • aging
  • physical activity
  • bone
  • new nutritional approach
  • disease prevention

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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