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Colon epithelial cells luminal environment and physiopathological consequences: impact of nutrition and exercise

The colonic epithelial cells represent a border between the colon luminal content, containing notably bacteria and a complex mixture of compounds, and the “milieu interieur”. The physical-chemical composition of the luminal content, including luminal pH and bacterial metabolite, that obviously is not constant, is modified for instance according to the diet. Data obtained recently indicate that physical exercise may also modify the colonic luminal content. Open questions remain regarding the individual and collective roles of luminal changes, particularly in a long-term perspective.


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Aims and scope

Nutrire is an open access, peer-reviewed journal devoted to publishing new evidence for clinical nutrition practice, advancing basic and experimental nutrition and food science research, and providing the groundwork for improving public health through evidence-based nutritional and behavioral interventions.

The journal aims to unify the bench and the clinic by publishing work across the fields of nutrition and food science, including interdisciplinary studies spanning multiple areas. 

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Nutrire is fully sponsored by Brazilian Society for Food and Nutrition (SBAN). Authors will not be charged to publish with the journal.

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Nutrire, formerly Cadernos de Nutrição, was founded in 1990 and transferred to BioMed Central in 2015. An electronic archive of articles published between 2000 and 2015 can be found here.

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About the Editor

Dr. Marcos F Minicucci is Professor of Internal Medicine at São Paulo State University Botucatu Medical School, Brazil. He specializes in Internal Medicine, Critical Care and Clinical Nutrition. His fields of interests include nutrition and ventricular remodeling, myocardial infarction and micronutrients, vitamins, minerals, and septic shock. 


Nutrire is the official journal of the Brazilian Society for Food and Nutrition (SBAN)

2017 Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    41 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    43 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    157 days from submission to acceptance
    44 days from acceptance to publication

    40 Altmetric mentions