Focus and Scope

NUTRITURE JOURNAL  is a national scale journal that contains research articles in the fields of nutrition, health and food. NUTRITURE JOURNAL is expected to become a medium for conveying scientific findings and innovations in the field of nutrition and health to practitioners in the field of nutrition, both those engaged in nutrition education and those engaged in nutrition services in hospitals and health centers, as well as nutrition practitioners in the health service and other institutions.

NUTRITURE JOURNAL  is published three times a year (March, August and December) by the Department of Nutrition, Health Polytechnic, Ministry of Health, Malang.

NUTRITURE JOURNAL is a peer-reviewed journal and open access journal that focuses on nutrition, health and food science. The scope of this NUTRITURE JOURNAL includes aspects:

  • Clinical nutrition
  • Nutritional biochemistry
  • Community nutrition
  • Sports nutrition
  • Food service management
  • Functional food
  • Pharmaceutical and food analysis


Peer Review Process

Paper submit in the Nutriture Journal will be reviewed by some experts in Nutrition, health and pharmaetucial from several universities. It will take for about a month to conduct the review. Every paper submitted will be scanned for plagiarism before it is sent to the reviewer.

To be published in this Journal, a paper should meet the following requirements:

  • The paper submitted in the journal must be original, unpublished work, and not under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Provides strong evidence or proof for its conclusions.
  • Should be a research result or literature studies in health field.
  • Ideally, interesting to researchers in health field and other related disciplines.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

In general, to be acceptable, a paper should represent an advance in understanding and influences thinking in the field of study. There should be a strong reason why the work deserves to be published in a  Nutriture Journal.



Open Access Policy

NUTRITURE provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.  We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, currently being defined for this journal as follows:

  • Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY-SA)


Screening Plagiarism 

NUTRITURE JOURNAL makes every effort to scan articles received for all forms of plagiarism. Plagiarism screening is carried out using the help of:
  1. AiMOS 2.0 application systems . AiMOS 2.0  is a plagiarism detection system application, this application is used to detect similarities in word usage between source documents and comparison documents
  2. Google schoolar plagiarism checker
  3. and Viper plagiarism scanner


Publication Ethics and Malpractices Guidelines of NUTRITURE

NUTRITURE is a peer-reviewed journal to publish articles in the field of nutrition, health, and food research. NUTRITURE committed to the ethical standards set for all entities involved in the publication of the article.


Responsibilities NUTRITURE Editor-in-Chief, Section Editor and Assistant Editor


NUTRITURE has an editorial team consisting of an editor-in-chief, section editor, assistant, and board of editors. They all are required to be accountable and responsible editors for publishing the NUTRITURE article. The NUTRITURE editors led by the editor-in-chief. The NUTRITURE editors have a duty and responsibility as follows:

  1. Editor-in-Chief and Section Editor accept articles submitted by the author to the JPK.
  2. Articles submitted by the authors to the NUTRITURE are distributed by the Editor-in-Chief, or by Section Editor to the editors in the Board of Editors for conducting the 1st review process (initial review). Distribution of the articles is well-regulated by the Editor-in-Chief, or Section Editor so workload can be fairly distributed in number to all editors. Review process in NUTRITURE using a double-blind peer-review system, performed by using the Referee's Appraisal Form.
  3. Editor-in-Chief is responsible for determining the deadline for receipt of articles that are ready for publication.
  4. Editor-in-Chief is responsible for implementing and leading the editorial board meeting. Editorial board meetings conducted at least 1 (one) times in 1 (one) issue, to finalize the issue for publication. If the Editor-in-Chief is absent, then Editor-in-Chief can assign the Section Editor or one of the editors to do the duties.


A decision to publish an article is done through the mechanism of peer-review processs stated above, and it is taken into account based on the quality of article. The decision was taken without considering the religion, ethnic origin, nationality, race or gender of the author.


Confidentiality of the article before publication maintained as well as possible. The NUTRITURE editors cannot release any information available on the article to anyone except the author of the article. Information in a text can be released to others NUTRITURE editor with the knowledge of the Editor-in-Chief, or Section Editor.

Disclosure and conflict of interest:

Articles and the materials related to the article that is not accepted for publication in NUTRITURE must be returned to the authors, and it cannot be used by the NUTRITURE editors for any reason. To avoid conflicts of interest, the decision was taken in publishing the articles should be fair and based on the peer-review process.


Responsibilities of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions:

Evaluation Reviewers become the main reference for the Editor-in-Chief in making editorial decisions. Evaluation results from the reviewers are really intended to help the author to improve the quality of the article.


If there is an improper designation reviewer, for example, the designated reviewer is not competent in the field of expertise of the article being in peer-review process, one of the NUTRITURE editors can report it to the Editor-in-Chief or the Section Editor. Then, the Editor-in-Chief, or the Section Editor determines another reviewer with a consideration of some of the editors with the expertise of the article.


Each article is accepted by the reviewer must be strictly confidential. Article and peer-reviewed results should not be submitted directly to the author, or communicated to other than the author, but it must be submitted to the editor in charge, Editor-in-Chief or the Section Editor.


Responsibilities of Authors

Reporting standards:

Authors should clearly present the objective and significance of research in the article. Author should follow the NUTRITURE JOURNAL guidelines in preparing the article to submit.


Authors should prepare original research results which has not being published by other authors in any publication. To ensure it, the authors need to check the originality of article using plagiarism checker before submission. The article will be rejected if there is plagiarism on the article. Any information from references used in the article should be honestly and accurately cited in the article.

Multiple Submissions:

The authors should submit their article to the NUTRITURE only. When it is not accepted to publish in the NUTRITURE as the result of peer-review and officially reported by Editor-in-Chief or the Section Editor, the authors can submit it to other journal. The article will be rejected if there is plagiarism and multiple submissions on the article.

Errors in Publication:

The authors will recieve their article to conduct final checking of any error in the article before publication. The authors should report any error in the article to the Editor-in-Chief or Section Editor in a period of time given, and the errors should be clearly listed and addressed in a separated sheet together with the evidence of revision.

Responsibilities of Publisher

Politeknik Kesehatan Kemenkes Malang (National Institute of Health Research and Development), Ministry of Health of Republic of Indonesia as the publisher of NUTRITURE JOURNAL, encourages the editors and all stakeholders involved in publication processes to follow the ethics and code of conducts of every parties. The publisher defines the relationship between publisher, editor and other party in a contract, respect privacy, protects intellectual property and copyright, and fosters editorial independence.

Publisher works with journal editors to set journal policies appropriately and aim to meet those policies, particularly with respect to: editorial independence, research ethics, including confidentiality, consent, and the special requirements for human and animal research, authorship, transparency and integrity.

Publisher works with journal editors to converse journal policies in general and review journal policies periodically, responsible for the investigation of suspected research and publication misconduct and, where possible, facilitate in the resolution of these cases, make and publish corrections, clarifications, and retractions, and publish content on a timely basis.

 Animal Ethics

The NUTRITURE JOURNAL and its editors endorse the compliance of authors to the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of the World Medical Association, which relate to the conduct of ethical research on human beings, and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals of the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research of the National Research Council, which relate to the conduct of ethical research on laboratory and other animals.


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