Journal of Healthy Eating and Active Living

Current Issue

Vol. 4 No. 1 (2024)
Published June 26, 2024

The Journal of Healthy Eating and Active Living (JHEAL) is an online, open-access, triannual, peer-reviewed journal focused on publishing high-quality studies in active living and healthy eating.  Of particular interest are studies of the interactional nature between active living and/or healthy eating and the “environment,” broadly defined as social, cultural, economic, political, natural, virtual, and built dimensions. Papers that report on multi-level studies and interventions are also welcome.  We publish full-length reports, brief communications, meta-analyses, scoping reviews, translational and practice-based research, policy and systems change evaluations, natural experiment studies, case studies, notes from the field, commentaries, and systematic reviews. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods studies are all encouraged.  Because we value the application of research, we invite submissions from researchers as well as practice- and policy-oriented submissions from practitioners, policy makers, and advocates. Research and practice/policy papers will have separately-labeled sections, and reviewers with appropriate expertise will be selected.  We are also open to publishing digital media files, including maps, visualizations, and other modern media.  


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Call for Papers

JHEAL is now accepting papers for its next issue.  Please consult the Instructions to Authors before submitting your article.

Apply to be a Reviewer

Quality peer review is essential to the success of any journal.  We invite you to apply to become a member of our review board.  Email your CV and research areas to and a list of your research interests and we will review your application in a timely fashion. 

In recognition of your service, all reviewers who have reviewed a paper in the past year will receive 10% off of their Article Processing Fee (APF).  This is cumulative and reviewers of multiple papers can stack discounts up to 30%.