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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

Join us next, Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 9:30 am PST for a free Zoom seminar discussing our new Standardized Program Curriculum for Functional Food Scientist/Professional certification!

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Print Copies of the FFHD Journal are now available!

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FFS, FFHD & BCHD Published Articles and WoS Updates

September 2021

October 6th, 2021

By the FFC Staff

Dear Readers, Scientists, Authors,

We hope that everyone is doing well as we transition into a new season! This past month of September, we published some interesting articles in our three journals.

In total, we were able to publish 7 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)

Evaluation of in vitro antioxidant and antidiabetic potential of extracts from Phaseolus vulgaris L. seeds (Black turtle beans) by Balkisu Oyeronke Abdulrahman, Muntari Bala, Bello Oluwasesan M.

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Functional Foods in Health and Disease (FFHD)

Improvement of glucose metabolism and safety of acacia bark-derived proanthocyanidins in healthy Japanese adults: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Trial by Asami Baba, Tomohiro Hoshino, Sosuke Ogawa, Tsuyoshi Takara

                                                                            Read Here

Effect of 12 weeks of continuous burdock sprout extract intake on oxidized LDL: A placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind, parallel-groups study by Naohito Ito, Akiko Ohno, Satoshi Yomoda, Satoshi Inamasu, Hiroki Hattori, Jun Nishihira

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Effects of kefir consumption on carbohydrate profile of mother’s milk by Tu?çe Tok Kurt, Ça?lar Gök?rmakl?, Zeynep B Guzel-Seydim

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Functional food science: Differences and similarities with food science by Danik Martirosyan, Jessica von Brugger, Sarina Bialow

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Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease (BCHD)

Body weight, vitamin D and zinc: A review of associations with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) by Mona Boaz, Hagit Salem, Daniela Abigail Navarro, Vered Kaufman-Shriqui

                                                                               Read Here

Phytochemical constituents and biological properties of domesticated capsicum species: a review by Aqsa Akhtar, Waqas Asghar, Nauman Khalid

     Read Here

Web of Science (WoS) 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 18. 

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 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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