Peer-Review Process

Editorial policies

Open access
Food Therapy and Health Care is an open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.


Article-processing charges
In 2018, All accepted papers will be published free-of-charge.
Why publish in Food Therapy and Health Care?
We offer rapid publication, high visibility and the opportunity to have your research widely read. 


Publication Processing Speed 
Average time from submission to first decision is just 20 days.


Competing interest policy

In the interests of transparency and to help readers form their own judgements of potential bias, Food Therapy and Health Care require authors to declare any competing financial and/or non-financial interests in relation to the work described. The corresponding author is responsible for submitting a competing interests' statement on behalf of all authors of the paper.
Financial competing interests include any of the following: 
Funding: Research support (including salaries, equipment, supplies, and other expenses) by organizations that may gain or lose financially through this publication. A specific role for the funder in the conceptualization, design, data collection, analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript, should be disclosed.
Employment: Recent (while engaged in the research project), present or anticipated employment by any organization that may gain or lose financially through this publication.
Personal financial interests: Stocks or shares in companies that may gain or lose financially through publication; consultation fees or other forms of remuneration (including reimbursements for attending symposia) from organizations that may gain or lose financially; patents or patent applications (awarded or pending) filed by the authors or their institutions whose value may be affected by publication. For patents and patent applications, disclosure of the following information is requested: patent applicant (whether author or institution), name of inventor(s), application number, status of application, specific aspect of manuscript covered in patent application.
We do not consider diversified mutual funds or investment trusts to constitute a competing financial interest.