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About this Journal

Journal of Obesity is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal that provides a multidisciplinary forum for basic and clinical research as well as applied studies in the areas of adipocyte biology & physiology, lipid metabolism, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, paediatric obesity, genetics, behavioural epidemiology, nutrition & eating disorders, exercise & human physiology, weight control and health risks associated with obesity.

Journal of Obesity currently has an acceptance rate of 18%. The average time between submission and final decision is 73 days and the average time between acceptance and publication is 23 days.

Journal of Obesity has recently been accepted for coverage in the Emerging Sources Citation Index, which is the New Edition of the Web of Science that was launched in November 2015. This means that any articles published in the journal will be indexed in the Web of Science at the time of publication.