Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Journal Health and Nutritions Indonesia merupakan jurnal peer-reviewed dan open access journal yang berfokus pada ilmu gizi dan kesehatan. Fokus ini meliputi ruang lingkup yang terkait dengan aspek:

  • Gizi Masyarakat
  • Gizi Klinik
  • Gizi Institusi
  • Teknologi Pangan
  • Pelayanan dan Manajemen gizi


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) reviewers. We use a DOUBLE-BLIND peer-review process. The decision is made based on the evaluation reports from the reviewers. Whenever necessary, we ask a third reviewer to evaluate the paper.
The accepted research articles will be available online (free download) following the journal peer-reviewing process. The final decision of article acceptance will be made by Editors according to the Reviewer's comments. The language used in this journal is Indonesian and English.
The decision made for the article is the result of the Editorial Board’s agreement based on the suggestions proposed by the reviewer(s) and the double-blind review process.
Plagiarism scanning will be conducted with the help of Anti-Plagiarism Software.
All articles published in Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.


Publication Frequency

Jurnal diterbitkan dua kali setahun pada bulan februari dan agustus


Open Access Policy

This journal 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.


Publication Ethic

Journal Health and Nutritions is a peer-reviewed journal. This journal follows guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)  facing all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication misconduct.  This statement clarifies the ethical behavior of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the Editor-in-Chief, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer­­­­­ and the publisher. Journal Health and Nutritions  is dedicated to following best practices on ethical matters, errors, and retractions. The prevention of publication malpractice is one of the important responsibilities of the editorial board. Any kind of unethical behavior is not acceptable, and the journals do not tolerate plagiarism in any form.


Journal Health and Nutritions  adapts COPE to meet a high-quality standard of ethics for publisher, editors, authors, and reviewers. As an essential issue, publication ethics needs to be explained clearly to improve the quality of the research worldwide. In this part, we explain the standard for editors, authors, and reviewers. Publisher doesn’t have right to interfere with the integrity of the contents and only support to publish in a timely manner.


For Editors


Based on the review report of the editorial review board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript.

Editors should be responsible for every article published in Journal Health and Nutritions.

The editors may communicate with other editors or reviewers in making the final decision.

An editor has to evaluate the manuscript objectively for publication, judging each on its quality without looking to nationality, ethnicity, political beliefs, race, religion, gender, seniority, or institutional affiliation of the authors. He/she should decline his/her assignment when there is a potential for conflict of interest.

Editors need to ensure the document sent to the reviewer does not contain the information of the author, vice versa.

Editors’ decision should be informed to authors accompanied by reviewers’ comments unless they contain offensive or libelous remarks.

Editors should respect requests from authors that an individual should not review the submission if these are well-reasoned and practicable.

Editors and all staffs should guarantee the confidentiality of the submitted manuscript.

Editors will be guided by COPE flowcharts if there is a suspected misconduct or disputed authorship.




Reviewers need to comment on ethical questions and possible research and publication misconduct.

Reviewers will do the work in a timely manner and should notify the editor if they can not complete the work.

Reviewers need to keep the confidentiality of the manuscript.

Reviewers should not accept to review the manuscripts in which there is a potential conflict of interest between them and any of the authors.


For Authors


Author(s) affirm that the material has not been previously published and that they have not trans­ferred elsewhere any rights to the article.

Author(s) should ensure the originality of the work and they have properly cited others’ work in accordance with the references format.

Author(s) should not engage in plagiarism nor self-plagiarism.

Author(s) should ensure that they follow the authorship criteria that are taken from Journal Health and Nutritions  that is explained in instruction for an author of  Journal Health and Nutritions.

Authors should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. It is also expected that the author will not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing the same research in more than one journal.

Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made a significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. Authors also ensure that all the authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and their inclusion of names as co-authors.

The author(s) haven’t suggested any personal information that may make the identity of the patient recognizable in any forms of description part, photograph or pedigree.

Author(s) should give the editor the data and details of the work if there are suspicions of data falsification or fabrication.

If at any point in time, the author(s) discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in the submitted manuscript, then the error or inaccuracy must be reported to the editor.

Authors of the journal should clarify everything that may cause a conflict of interests such as work, research expenses, consul­tant expenses, and intellectual property on the document of Journal Health and Nutritions  form disclosure.




The Editors of Journal Health and Nutritions  make every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the “Content”) contained in its publications. However, the  Editors of Journal Health and Nutritions  make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the Content and disclaim all such representations and warranties whether express or implied to the maximum extent permitted by law. Any views expressed in this publication are the views of the authors and are not necessarily the views of the Editors of Journal Health and Nutritions.


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