INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS.
IJCN is the journal of ICN and ICC and would consider publication of manuscripts for its various sections, pertaining to Nutrition, health and disease as well as cardiovascular diseases.
Manuscripts should be addressed to Professor R B Singh, MD, FICN, FICC (Please send smaller files)
The IJCN disapproves the submission of same article simultaneously to different journals for consideration as well as duplicate publication. Opinions expressed in the articles published in the IJCN, are those of the authors and not necessarily of the editor. Neither the editors, nor the publisher guarantees, warrants or endorses any product or service advertised in the journal. The accepted papers, would be edited, without altering the meaning to improve clarity and sense. Every manuscript submitted to IJCN, would be scrutinized, by two or more refries before publication.
Guidelines for Manuscript Submission:
The manuscript should be prepared,in accordance with the uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals,compiled by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (N Engl J Med,1997,336:309-315.).
We need three complete sets of manuscripts, typed in double space,on one side of the page, throughout. The manuscript should be arranged in order;Covering letter,title page with authors and their affiliations, abstract structured, introduction, methods, results, discussion, acknowledgements, references, tables and legends to illustrations. Three sets of illustrations in three separate envelope, should be attached at the end.The pages of the manuscript should be numbered consequitively, beginning with the title page.It is important to submit an electronic version of manuscript,3.5 inch, diskette/CD, along with the printed copies, to facilitate printing by the publisher.
All authors or corresponding author on behalf of all, should take the responsibility of signing the covering letter, indicating that all agree with the contents, and all have participated in the study or in the writing of manuscript and the article is entirely submitted to IJCN.
Copy Rights. Acceptance of the manuscript for publication in the ICN ,implies transfer of copyright to the publisher but authors can use the material elsewhere after giving full reference if IJCN.
A full list of references should be included at the end of the article.The references should conform to the Vancouver style and should be numbered,consecutively in the order,in which they first appear in the text.These should be given in parentheses( ).References cited only in the tables should be numbered in accordance with a sequence established by the first identification in the text of a particular table or illustration.Personal communications, unpublished articles should not be cited as references,though these may be mentioned in the text in parentheses.Abstract should not be used as references unless,it is very important.
1.Articles in Journals. Authors surname followed by first and middle name initials,title of paper,name of journal,year of publication,volume,page number of beginning-and last page of the article.Include the names of all authors,if there are 5 or less.If six or more,the first 3 followed by et al. The title of the journal should be abbreviated according to the style, used in the Index Medicus. e.g Singh RB,Cornelissen G,Weydahl A et al. Circadian heart rate and blood pressure variability considered for research and patient care.Int J Cardiology 2003,87:9-28.
2.Articles in books.Authors,title,edition,publisher,city,year,pages.
eg.Singh RB, Rastogi SS.Nutritional Aspects of Hypertension. International College of Nutrition, Moradabad,India,1989,p-
3.Chapter in book. Authors, chapter title, book title, edition, editors, publishers, city, year, pages. e g
Otsuka K, Shobgo M, Kozo M et al. Chronomes,aging and disease. Ecological Destruction, Health and Development: Advancing Asian Paradigms. Furukawa H, Nishibuchi M, Kono Y, Kaida Y(eds),Kyoto University Press, Japan 2004,p367-394.