Jurnal Gizi dan Pangan (Indonesian Journal of Nutrition and Food) is a scientific publication in the field of nutrition and food related to aspects of biochemistry, clinical nutrition, community nutrition, and functional foods, as well as the socio-economy aspects of nutrition and food, including nutrition and food information and regulation. Published articles are original research articles and reviews (by invitation) on nutrition and food that have not been published elsewhere or are under a review process in other scientific journals, and they must be the original work of the authors. 

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The manuscript is arranged with these sections: title, authors, affiliations, and corresponding author’s contact details, abstract, keywords, introduction (background and objectives), methods, results and discussion, conclusions, acknowledgment, and list of references.

The manuscript is typed using MS-Word and Times New Roman font at size 12, with 4 cm left margin and 3 cm right, top, and bottom margins. It should be 20 pages at maximum, with 1.5 space. Appendices are unnecessary. The manuscript should be given line numbers at the left margin and be written in English. Figures should be sent in JPEG format. Decimals should be written using dot, not a comma (22.5% or 22.5); numbers in thousands and millions should be written using comma (Rp 25,500 or $ 1,000); large numbers can be written in words (2 million for 2,000,000).

Title. The manuscript title consists of important and interesting keywords (variables), and it is not necessarily the same as the title of the research report/final project. Use of words such as “influence”, “relationship”, and “analysis” should be avoided. The title should be written in English, consisting of 10−15 words. A running title (6−8 words) for header should be provided.

The list of authors consists of full names of authors (without academic title), institutions/affiliations with full address and postal codes, and the phone number as well as electronic mail (e-mail) address of the corresponding author.

Abstract. The abstract contains a brief description of the research objectives, methods, results, and implications in a single paragraph. It should be written in not more than 300 words with single spacing. Keywords should reflect the content of the manuscript. Keywords consist of 3−5 words and should be alphabetized.

Introduction. The introduction consists of the background of the study and research objectives. The background of the study should explain the state of the art of the topic by referring to pieces of local and international literature as primary references.

Methods. The methods section consists of these subchapters: research design, research location and time; sampling method (survey), subjects/sample materials, data collection methods/procedures, and analytical tools (laboratory); and data analysis methods.

The author needs to write the ethical clearance number of his or her research. In this part, there should not be any tables or figures added.

Result and Discussion. This section should be written in one chapter. The results section presents data of the characteristics of the subjects/samples and findings of the research, while the discussion section contains arguments that relate and compare the findings with scientific theories, concepts, and findings from other pieces of research. The discussion section should be meaningful and should not merely showcase the results (tables and figures). Implications of the research findings should be highlighted and supported using primary references.

Conclusion. This section contains answers to the research objectives, and it should not be a summary of the results.

To provide recommendations is optional. Recommendations should be written in a separate paragraph within the conclusion section.  They can be implications of programs and future research that are important to be carried out based on the current research results.

Acknowledgment. This section contains acknowledgments to research grant donors or sponsors, contributors of samples/materials, and providers of research facilities. Individual names should be written without their academic titles.

Declaration of Interest. Write down "The authors have no conflict of interest" if the authors do not have any conflict of interest in preparing the manuscript.

List only references cited in the manuscript. Use relatively new references (should be from the last 10 years), with the ratio of primary references about 80%. There should be 10−20 references and less than 30, and at least one of them should be an article that has been published in Jurnal Gizi dan Pangan (Indonesian Journal of Nutrition and Food). The referencing style should be in accordance with the Harvard system, containing name(s) and year arranged in alphabetical order based on the authors’ last name(s). A maximum of 10 author names can be written; if there are more than 10 authors in a reference, write the first ten authors, followed with et al.

In-text citation is differentiated between writing it at the beginning and writting it at the end of a sentence, e.g. for a single author: Khomsan (2014) or (Khomsan 2014); for two authors: Khomsan and Sukandar (2010) or (Khomsan & Sukandar 2010); for more than two authors Khomsan et al. (2013) or (Khomsan et al. 2013).

Authors are suggested to use reference management software i.e. Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote, etc.

Use these guidelines to prepare a list of references:
Tuan NT, Nicklas TA. 2009.  Age, sex, and ethnic differences in the prevalence of underweight and overweight, defined by using the CDC and IOTF cut points in Asian children. Eur J Clin Nutr 63(11):1305–1312. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2009.90

Sukandar D, Khomsan A, Herawati T. 2009. Kajian program pemberdayaan ekonomi keluarga untuk peningkatan akses pangan. J Gizi Pangan 4(3):157–166.

Gibson RS. 2005. Principles of Nutritional Assessment. Second Edition. New York (USA): Oxford University Press.

Sherwood L. 2011. Fisiologi Manusia dari Sel ke Sistem (Brahm UP, penerjemah). Jakarta (ID): EGC.

[MoH RI] Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia. 2013. Riset Kesehatan Dasar. Jakarta (ID): MoH RI.

Articles in Proceeding:
Muhilal & Hardinsyah. 2004. Penentuan Kebutuhan Gizi dan Kesepakatan Harmonisasi di Asia Tenggara. Dalam Soekirman dkk. (Eds.), Ketahanan Pangan dan Gizi di Era Otonomi Daerah dan Globalisasi. Prosiding Widyakarya Nasional Pangan dan Gizi VIII (hlm. 301-307), 17-19 Mei. Jakarta (ID): LIPI.

Final project (Undergraduate Thesis, Thesis, Dissertation)
Friska T. 2002. Penambahan sayur bayam (Amaranthus tricolor L.), sawi (Brassicajuncea L.) dan wortel (Daucus carota L.) pada pembuatan crackers tinggi serat makanan [skripsi]. Bogor: Institut Pertanian Bogor.

[WHO] World Health Organization. 2009. Key strategies for promotion of breastfeeding: Facts and Figures. World Health Organization Western Pacific Region.
http://www.wpro.who.int/internet/resources.ashx/NUT/Global+Facts+and+Figures.pdf [Accessed 9th April 2011]


Tables or figures should be presented in the order of when they are cited in the text. The maximum number of tables and figures is 8 (eight). Illustrations in the form of photos should be included in JPEG format with a minimum resolution of 100 dpi or a minimum file size of 50 kb per image. Illustrations in the form of a graph must be accompanied by raw data (MS Excel). Titles of tables and figures should be written in left alignment and use sentence cases.