Aims & Scope

Journal of Medicinal Food is the only peer-reviewed journal focusing exclusively on the medicinal value and biomedical effects of food materials. International in scope, the Journal advances the knowledge of the development of new food products and dietary supplements targeted at promoting health and the prevention and treatment of disease.

Journal of Medicinal Food coverage includes:

  • Functional foods
  • Dietary supplements
  • Phytonutrients
  • Myconutrients
  • Food-based vaccines
  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Peptides
  • Nucleotides
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Lipids
  • Carbohydrates
  • Safety/Toxicology of functional foods and dietary supplements

Journal of Medicinal Food is under the editorial leadership of Editors-in-Chief Michael Zemel, PhD, Professor Emeritus, The University of Tennessee, Chief Scientific Officer, NuSirt Biopharma Research and Development; Jeongmin Lee, PhD, Department of Medical Nutrition, Kyung Hee University; and other leading investigators. View the entire editorial board.

Audience: Food scientists, food chemists, and biochemistry researchers, among others

Society Affiliation

The Official Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and NutritionAn Official Journal of the Korean Society of Food Science and Nutrition

This journal was supported in part by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Government (Ministry of Education).

Indexed/Abstracted in:



PubMed Central;

Current Contents®/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences;

Science Citation Index Expanded;

Science Citation Index®;

Biochemistry & Biophysics Citation Index®;

Biological Abstracts;

BIOSIS Previews;

Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition;

Prous Science Integrity®;

International Pharmaceutical Abstracts;

EMBASE/Excerpta Medica;




CINAHL® database;

Chemical Abstracts;

ProQuest databases;

CAB Abstracts;

Global Health;

AMED - Allied and Contemporary Medicine Database;

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.