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Encyclopedia of Functional Foods

We are delighted to announce that our Encyclopedia of Functional Foods will now include all
abstracts and access to all full articles published in FFHD, BCHD, and FFS!

If you would like to receive eBook access to this encyclopedia, please email us at 

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Submit Articles in our Journal System

Submit articles in our online journal system at or send an email to

Before submission, please make sure to read all submission guidelines to
increase the chance your article submission is accepted!

How Do I Get Started? 

Before submission, please make sure to read all submission guidelines to increase the chance your article submission is accepted!

You can submit articles in our online journal system at or send an email to

The guidelines can be found here in a March 2021 newsletter: 

or on the submission guideline page

 Submission Guidelines

Print Copies of the FFHD Journal are now available!

Visit our online store to purchase single issues or semiannual versions of the FFHD Journal!

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FFS, FFHD, BCHD Published Articles (December 2021) and Scopus, WoS Updates

January 6, 2022

By the FFC Staff

Dear Readers, Scientists, Authors,

Happy New Year! We hope that your year is off to a great start so far. In our first newsletter of the year, we would like to showcase the articles that we were able to publish in December 2021. 

In total, we were able to publish 8 very strong and interesting articles in FFHD, BCHD, and FFS.

Click the buttons below to read fascinating research regarding functional foods and bioactive compounds.

Functional Food Science (FFS)

The effect of rose hip on experimental anti-GBM glomerulonephritis in systemic lupus erythematosus murine models by Danik Martirosyan, So-Youn Min, Chun Xie, Mei Yan, Anna Bashmakov, Samantha Williams, Chandra Mohan

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Analysis of contemporary epidemiological study research design formats on addressing functional food efficacy by Pooja Agarwal, Emma Rutter, and Danik M Martirosyan

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Functional Foods in Health and Disease (FFHD)

Spirulina, wakame or goji berries do not lower markers of low-grade systemic inflammation in healthy subjects by Jose J. van den Driessche, Ronald P. Mensink, Jogchum Plat

                                                                            Read Here

Effect of nutritionally complete formula on gut microbiota and their metabolite in fecal batch fermentation system by Santad Wichienchot, Kridsada Keawyok

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Effect of combining sleep-promoting food intake and electric field application on sleep in healthy participants: A pilot study by Takaki Nedachi, Kaoru Haketa, Shinji Harakawa, Naoki Miura, and Koji Wakame

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Curcumin exerts a protective effect against obesity and liver injury induced by an atherogenic diet by María Eugenia Antona, Paula Mariela González, Cecilia Ramos, Joaquín Cabrera, Carolina Olano, Celina Morales, Valeria Zago, Tammy Steimetz, Susana Puntarulo, Silvia María Friedman, and Elisa Vanesa Macri

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Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease (BCHD)

Comparison of the anti-inflammatory activities of furanocoumarins from the roots of Angelica dahurica by Ryo Okada, Hazuki Abe, Tetsuya Okuyama, Yuto Nishidono, Toshinari Ishii, Tatsuki Sato, Saki Shirako, Ken Tanaka, Yukinobu Ikeya, Mikio Nishizawa

                                                                               Read Here

Bioactive components of two species of locally grown nuts: Their potential health benefits and implications for healthy living by Ayomadewa Mercy Olatunya

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Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus Journal Citations Update

Using the citation reports provided by Web of Science (WoS), we have been able to monitor and understand the steady growth of the FFHD journal relative to other high-ranking journals featured on Web of Science.

Citation reports generated from Web of Science (WoS) have allowed us to track the growth of our journal FFHD compared to other high-ranking journals available on the WoS. We are pleased to announce that our H-index has increased to 20. 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting the growth of FFHD through the years by continuing to read and cite our articles.  Below is an overlook of how much our journal has grown over the past few years.

We would also like to share our Citescore progress from Scopus.

We encourage you to visit our journal website,, to read our open access, peer-reviewed articles. If you find anything relevant or valuable to your work, make sure to cite our articles in your own research.

Interested in publishing your research?

Please also consider submitting articles to either the FFHD or BCHD journal!

You are receiving this newsletter because you are a valued member of our academic society and, as such, these published articles. 

Click the buttons below to see more of our published articles or learn how to submit an article!

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