Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association) is an open access, peer-reviewed and inter-disciplinary journal managed by The Indonesia Nutrition Association (PERSAGI).

Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association) has been accredited by Indonesian Institute of Sciences since 2004. Gizi Indonesia aims to disseminate the information about nutrition, therefore it is expected that it can improve insight and knowledge in nutrition to all communities and academics.

Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association) offers a specific forum for advancing scientific and professional knowledge of the nutrition field among practitioners as well as academics in public health and researchers

Focus and specific scope of Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association):

  1. community nutrition
  2. clinical nutrition
  3. food service
  4. food nutrition

Section Policies

Front Matter

  • Unchecked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Unchecked Peer Reviewed


  • Checked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Checked Peer Reviewed

Back Matter

  • Unchecked Open Submissions
  • Checked Indexed
  • Unchecked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All manuscripts submitted are initially screened by editorial panel for scope, relevance and scientific quality. Suitable manuscripts are sent for peer-review anonymously.

The articles submitted to this journal will be peer-reviewed by at least 2 (two) peer-reviewers and check for originality and plagiarism.

As the journal is peer-reviewed, a double-blind reviewed process will be followed.

The final decision whether the manuscript is accepted for publication is under the authority of editor-in-chief with regard from editorial board.

The accepted articles will be available online following the peer-reviewing process.

Publication Frequency

Gizi Indonesia (journal of the Indonesian nutrition association) is published twice a year in March and September.The journal is available online starting from Volume 27 No.2, 2004

Open Access Policy

All articles published by Gizi Indonesia (Journal of the Indonesian Nutrition Association) have undergone peer review and immediately upon publication are freely available online for everyone to read and download.


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Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association) (e-ISSN= 2528-5874, p-ISSN= 0436-0265) is a peer-reviewed journal published by The Indonesia Nutrition Association (PERSAGI) is a journal aims to be a leading peer-reviewed platform and an authoritative source of information. We publish original research papers, review articles and case studies focused on nutrition as well as related topics that has neither been published elsewhere in any language, nor is it under review for publication elsewhere. This statement clarifies ethical behaviour of all parties involved in the act of publishing an article in this journal, including the author, the chief editor, the Editorial Board, the peer-reviewer and the publisher. This statement is based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

Duties of Authors

  1. Reporting Standards: Authors should present an accurate account of the original research performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Researchers should present their results honestly and without fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation. A manuscript should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. Manuscripts should follow the submission guidelines of the journal.
  2. Originality and Plagiarism: Authors must ensure that they have written entirely original work. The manuscript should not be submitted concurrently to more than one publication unless the editors have agreed to co-publication. Relevant previous work and publications, both by other researchers and the authors’ own, should be properly acknowledged and referenced. The primary literature should be cited where possible. Original wording taken directly from publications by other researchers should appear in quotation marks with the appropriate citations.
  3. Multiple, Redundant, or Concurrent Publications: Author should not in general submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. It is also expected that the author will not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing same research in more than one journal. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. Multiple publications arising from a single research project should be clearly identified as such and the primary publication should be referenced
  4. Acknowledgement of Sources: Authors should acknowledge all sources of data used in the research and cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given.
  5. Authorship of the Paper: The authorship of research publications should accurately reflect individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others who have made significant contribution must be listed as co-authors. In cases where major contributors are listed as authors while those who made less substantial, or purely technical, contributions to the research or to the publication are listed in an acknowledgement section. Authors also ensure that all the authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and their inclusion of names as co-authors.
  6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors should clearly disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.
  7. Fundamental Errors in Published Works: If the author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in the submitted manuscript, then the author should promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.
  8. Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects: The author should clearly identify in the manuscript if the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent in their use.


Duties of Editor

  1. Publication Decisions: Based on the review report of the editorial board, the editor can accept, reject, or request modifications to the manuscript. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editors may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editors may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision. Editors have to take responsibility for everything they publish and should have procedures and policies in place to ensure the quality of the material they publish and maintain the integrity of the published record.
  2. Review of Manuscripts: Editor must ensure that each manuscript is initially evaluated by the editor for originality. The editor should organize and use peer review fairly and wisely. Editors should explain their peer review processes in the information for authors and also indicate which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. Editor should use appropriate peer reviewers for papers that are considered for publication by selecting people with sufficient expertise and avoiding those with conflicts of interest.
  3. Fair Play: The editor must ensure that each manuscript received by the journal is reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to sex, gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors. An important part of the responsibility to make fair and unbiased decisions is the upholding of the principle of editorial independence and integrity. Editors are in a powerful position by making decisions on publications, which makes it very important that this process is as fair and unbiased as possible.
  4. Confidentiality: The editor must ensure that information regarding manuscripts submitted by the authors is kept confidential. Editors should critically assess any potential breaches of data protection and patient confidentiality. This includes requiring properly informed consent for the actual research presented, consent for publication where applicable.
  5. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: The editor of the Journal will not use unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript for his own research without written consent of the author. Editors should not be involved in decisions about papers in which they have a conflict of interest


Duties of Reviewers

  1. Confidentiality: Information regarding manuscripts submitted by authors should be kept confidential and be treated as privileged information. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.
  2. Acknowledgement of Sources: Reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research. Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. The reviewers should notify the journal immediately if they come across any irregularities, have concerns about ethical aspects of the work, are aware of substantial similarity between the manuscript and a concurrent submission to another journal or a published article, or suspect that misconduct may have occurred during either the research or the writing and submission of the manuscript; reviewers should, however, keep their concerns confidential and not personally investigate further unless the journal asks for further information or advice.
  3. Standards of Objectivity: Review of submitted manuscripts must be done objectively and the reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments. The reviewers should follow journals’ instructions on the specific feedback that is required of them and, unless there are good reasons not to. The reviewers should be constructive in their reviews and provide feedback that will help the authors to improve their manuscript. The reviewer should make clear which suggested additional investigations are essential to support claims made in the manuscript under consideration and which will just strengthen or extend the work
  4. Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage.  Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers. In the case of double-blind review, if they suspect the identity of the author(s) notify the journal if this knowledge raises any potential conflict of interest.
  5. Promptness: The reviewers should respond in a reasonable time-frame. The reviewers only agree to review a manuscript if they are fairly confident they can return a review within the proposed or mutually agreed time-frame, informing the journal promptly if they require an extension. In the event that a reviewer feels it is not possible for him/her to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer.


Article Processing Charge

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 1500000.00 (IDR)

Author(s) are charged IDR 1.500.000 (maximally 10 pages of black and white for each article) for each article accepted for publication, and there is no submission fee.

The journal office will send the invoice to the corresponding author, along with the PROOF of the accepted manuscript and the author need to complete the payment process before the manuscript is published. 

Article Submission Fees

No submission fee will be charged prior to the start of peer review.

Plagiarism Check

All new submissions to Gizi Indonesia (e-ISSN= 2528-5874, p-ISSN= 0436-0265) are screened for plagiarism using editorial and reviewer system.

Accreditation Certificate

Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association) (e-ISSN= 2528-5874, p-ISSN= 0436-0265) is a peer-reviewed journal published by PERSATUAN AHLI GIZI INDONESIA has been certificated as a Scientific Journal by The Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) since August 15th 2015. Updated Accreditation Number: 647/AU3/P2MI-LIPI/07/2015 Valid thru: August 15th 2018. 

In July 9, 2018 Gizi Indonesia has been accredited as a second rank awarded by Ministry of Research and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia Number: 21 / E / KPT / 2018 for 5 years counted from vol. 39(1) 2016 to vol. 43 (2) 2020.

References Management

Every article submitted to Gizi Indonesia Journal shall use reference management software Mendeley.

Copyediting and Proofreading

Every article accepted by Gizi Indonesia (Journal of The Indonesian Nutrition Association) shall be an object to writing-enhancement based on Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) conducted by the Editorial Board.