News & Announcements

Journal of the American College of Nutrition Announces 2017 Editorial Changes

December 21, 2016--William J. Kraemer, PhD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM, FISSN, FACN will take the lead as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition (JACN) , beginning in 2017. Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, CFS, FACN becomes Deputy Editor-in-Chief.  These changes follow the successful editorial leadership of John J. Cunningham, PhD, MACN.

GrassrootsHealth Receives Humanitarian Award from the American College of Nutrition

Encinitas, CA--November 29, 2016--The American College of Nutrition honored non-profit, GrassrootsHealth , with their Humanitarian Award at their 57th annual conference held in San Diego November 9 - 11.

Call for JACN Papers: Submit your Research Today!

September 22, 2016
Journal of the American College of Nutrition : Official Publication of the American College of Nutrition

Published eight times per year, and in its 35th volume year, the Journal of the American College of Nutrition (JACN) continues to provide original and innovative research in nutrition with useful application for researchers, physicians, and other health care professionals.

Western Diet Increases Alzheimer's Risk

August 25, 2016--Globally, about 42 million people now have dementia, with Alzheimer’s disease as the most common type of dementia. Rates of Alzheimer’s disease are rising worldwide. The most important risk factors seem to be linked to diet, especially the consumption of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products that characterize a Western Diet.

Concussions and Brain Injury -- Can Omega-3 Intake Aid in Brain Health Recovery?

August 24, 2016--The treatment of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical challenge. Clinical studies thus far have failed to identify an effective treatment strategy when a combination of targets controlling aspects of neuroprotection, neuroinflammation, and neuroregeneration is needed.  According to emerging science and clinical experience, aggressive intake of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3FA) seems to be beneficial to TBI, concussion, and post-concussion syndrome patients.

Free Access JACN Article: A 7-Year Longitudinal Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of a Calcium Supplement Used to Enhance Bone Mineral Density

May 2016 --A recent study from the Journal of the American College of Nutrition (JACN), examines the safety and efficacy of a vitamin/mineral enhanced plant-sourced calcium supplement [AlgaeCal  (AC)] in female consumers who had taken the supplement from 1 to 7 years.

Free Access JACN Article: Assessment of Total Choline Intakes in the United States

May 2016 --Choline is an essential nutrient and plays a critical role in brain development, cell signaling, nerve impulse transmission, liver function, and maintenance of a healthy metabolism. The article “ Assesment of Total Choline Intakes in the United States ” by Taylor C. Wallace PhD, CFS, FACN & Victor L.

Communications and Media Award Recpient David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, author of New York Times Best-Seller Brain Maker

January 6, 2016 Clearwater, FL— The American College of Nutrition (ACN) is proud to have announced David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM, as the recipient of the Communications and Media Award at the ACN’s 56th Annual

Humanitarian Award Recpients

December 16, 2015, Clearwater, FL— The American College of Nutrition (ACN) is proud to have announced Vitamin Angels and the Brain Health Education and Research Institute as the recipients of the Humanitarian Award at the ACN’s 56th annual conference that took place November 11-13, 2015, at the B Resort in Orlando, Florida. This special award acknowledges an individual or organization who has worked selflessly and effectively in the field of nutrition to benefit humanity.

Journal of American College of Nutrition’s Top Award Goes to Study Examining Dietary Supplement Use in Key Population Groups

November 10, 2015 CLEARWATER, FL—A study, which determined that multivitamin supplements contribute to a greater number of Americans achieving nutrient sufficiency without exceeding upper tolerable limits, was the most frequently accessed article in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition (JACN) during 2014. The study, entitled “Multivitamin/Mineral Supplement Contribution to Micronutrient Intakes in the United States, 2007–2010” ( ) was conducted by Dr. Taylor C.


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