Journal History

The Brazilian Association of Nutrology (ABRAN) is a non- profit organization, created in 1973 in Rio de Janeiro by Prof. Doctors Dr Jose Evangelista (in memoriam) and his wife, Dr Clara Sambaquy Evangelista. However, only in 1978, Nutrology has been recognized as medical specialty in Brazil by the Federal Council of Medicine (CFM), the Brazilian Medical Association (AMA) and the National Board of Medical Residency (CNRM). In 2009, the Association created it´s first scientific journal, the International Journal of NutrologyThe first journal´s Editor-in-Chief  was Dr Marcia Valeria, (in memoriam), who did a outstanding job in creating the journal. The purpose of the International Journal of Nutrology IJN is to disseminate knowledge on Nutrology area worldwide. It publishes a wide range of articles that describe scientific mechanisms, efficacy, and safety of dietary interventions in the context of disease prevention or health benefit. Public health and epidemiologic studies relevant to human nutrition, and investigations that employ epigenetic, genomic, proteomic, and metabolomic approaches are encouraged. The journal publishes human and animal studies.