Bibliografìa de Medi-Lite

Articoli scientifici che hanno citato o utilizzato il questionario Medi-Lite


  • De Marco S, Marziali E, Nachira L, Arcaro P, Villani L, Galasso V, Bruno S, Laurenti P.  A multidisciplinary primary intervention to increase adherence to the Mediterranean diet: a pilot study. BMC Public Health 2023; 23: 2051.
  • Godos J, Castellano S, Ferri R, Caraci F, Lanza G, Scazzina F, Alanazi AM, Marx W, Galvano F, Grosso G. Mediterranean diet and chronotype: data from Italian adults and systematic review of observational studies. Exp Gerontol 2023; 181: 112284.
  • Coelho-Júnior HJ, Calvani R, Picca A, Cacciatore S, Tosato M, Landi F, Marzetti E. Combined Aerobic Training and Mediterranean Diet Is Not Associated with a Lower Prevalence of Sarcopenia in Italian Older Adults. Nutrients. 2023; 15: 2963.
  • De Matteis C, Crudele L, Battaglia S, Loconte T, Rotondo A, Ferrulli R, Gadaleta RM, Piazzolla G, Suppressa P, Sabbà C, Cariello M, Moschetta A. Identification of a Novel Score for Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet That Is Inversely Associated with Visceral Adiposity and Cardiovascular Risk: The Chrono Med Diet Score (CMDS). Nutrients. 2023; 15: 1910.
  • Baudry L, Neves F, Lairon D, Alles B, Langevin B, Brunin J, Berthy F, Danquah I, Touvier M, Hercberg S, Amiot MJ, Pointereau P, Kesse-Guyot E. Sustainability analysis of the Mediterranean diet: results from the Nutri-NetSantè study. Br J Nutr 2023; doi: 10.1017/S0007114523001411
  • Papadopoulou SK, Detopoulou P, Voulgaridou G, Tsoumana D, Spanoudaki M, Sadikou F, Papadopoulou VG, Zidrou C, Chatziprodromidou IP, Giaginis C, Nikolaidis P. Mediterranean Diet and Sarcopenia Features in Apparently Healthy Adults over 65 Years: A Systematic Review. Nutrients. 2023; 15: 1104.
  • Falbo E, Porchetti G, Conte C, Tarsitano MG. Adherence to Mediterranean Diet in Individuals on Renal Replacement Therapy. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2023; 20: 4040.
  • Cacciatore S, Calvani R, Marzetti E, Picca A, Coelho-Júnior HJ, Martone AM, Massaro C, Tosato M, Landi F. Low Adherence to Mediterranean Diet Is Associated with Probable Sarcopenia in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Results from the Longevity Check-Up (Lookup) 7+ Project. Nutrients 2023; 15: 1026.

  • Tristan Asensi M, Pagliai G, Lotti S, Corrao A, Colombini B, Giangrandi I, Sofi F, Dinu M. Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet and Ultra-Processed Foods
    Consumption in a Group of Italian Patients with Celiac Disease. Nutrients. 2023; 15: 938.

  • Cirillo M, Argento FR, Attanasio M, Becatti M, Ladisa I, Fiorillo C, Coccia ME, Fatini C. Atherosclerosis and Endometriosis: The Role of Diet and Oxidative Stress in a Gender-Specific Disorder. Biomedicines. 2023; 11: 450.
  • Italian Diabetology Society (SID), Italian Association of Diabetologists (AMD), Italian Dietetics, Clinical Nutrition Association (ADI), Inter-associative study group of Nutrition in Diabetes, Chiriacò M, Tubili C, Bo S, Parillo M, Vetrani C, Mazzotti A, Pistis D, Marelli G, Grandone I, Natali A. Critical evaluation of the questionnaires assessing adherence to the Mediterranean Diet that are based on servings. Nutr Metab Cardiovas Dis 2023; doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2023.01.024


  • Dinu M, Lotti S, Napoletano A, Corrao A, Pagliai G, Tristan Asensi M, Gianfredi V, Nucci D, Colombini B, Sofi F. Association between Psychological
    Disorders, Mediterranean Diet, and Chronotype in a Group of Italian Adults. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022; 20: 335.
  • Lubrano F, Fucile I, Conte M, Santoro C, Rozza F, De Luca N, Mancusi C. Adherence to Mediterranean diet among patients with acute cardiovascular events admitted in Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit. Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 2022; doi: 10.4081/monaldi.2022.2391 
  • Carruba G, Calagna ML, Campisi I, Cutrera S, Napoli L, Pitti G, Palmisano V, Savio G, Usset A, Leonardi V, Di Pasquale A, Requirez S, Blasi L. Unmet Nutritional and Psychological Needs of Cancer Patients: An Integrated Multi-Professional Model Approach. Diseases 2022; 10: 47
  • Tarsitano MG, Porchetti G, Caldara R, Secchi A, Conte C. Obesity and Lifestyle Habits among Kidney Transplant Recipients. Nutrients 2022; 14: 2892
  • Atalay BG, Akkuş ÖÖ, Yapıcı Y. Adherence to a Mediterranean diet and cardio-metabolic risk in postmenopausal women by body composition. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2022; 31: 312-319
  • Lotti S, Pagliai G, Asensi MT, Giangrandi I, Colombini B, Sofi F, Dinu M. Morning chronotype is associated with higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet in a sample of Italian adults. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2022; 32: 2086-92.
  • Noormohammadi M, Eslamian G, Kazemi SN, Rashidkhani B. Is there any association between adherence to the Mediterranean Diet and Dietary Total Antioxidant Capacity with Bacterial Vaginosis? Results from a Case-Control study. BMC Womens Health 2022; 22: 244.
  • Dinu M, Tristan Asensi M, Pagliai G, Lotti S, Martini D, Colombini B, Sofi F. Consumption of ultra-processed foods is inversely associated with adherence to the Mediterranean diet: a cross-sectional study. Nutrients 2022; 14: 2073.
  • Lotti S, Dinu M, Pagliai G, Giangrandi I, Colombini B, Sofi F. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet increased during the COVID-19 lockdowm in Italy: results from the web-based Medi-Lite questionnaire. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2022; 73: 650-656.


  • Fiorindi C, Dinu M, Gavazzi E, Scaringi S, Ficari F, Nannoni A, Sofi F, Giudici F. Adherence to mediterranean diet in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Clin Nutr ESPEN 2021; 46: 416-423.
  • Cervo MMC, Scott D, Seibel MJ, Cumming RG, Naganathan V, Blyth FM, Le Couteur DG, Handelsman DJ, Ribeiro RV, Waite LM, Hirani V. Adherence to Mediterranean diet and its associations with circulating cytokines, musculoskeletal health and incident falls in community-dwelling older men: The Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project. Clin Nutr 2021; 40: 5753-5763.
  • Julia C, Leroy P, Adjibade M, Assmann KE, Touvier M, Hercberg S, Soler LG, Kesse-Guyot E. Public health potential of guidelines-based dietary scores for non-communicable diseases mortality prevention: simulation study using the Preventable Risk Integrated ModEl (PRIME) model. Public Health Nutr 2021 Jul 2:1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1368980021002871.
  • Shanmugam H, Di Ciaula A, Di Palo DM, Molina-Molina E, Garruti G, Faienza MF, vanErpecum K, Portincasa P. Multiplying effects of COVID-19 lockdown on metabolic risk and fatty liver. Eur J Clin Invest. 2021; 51: e13597.
  • Dinu M, Pagliai G, Lotti S, Giangrandi I, Colombini B, Sofi F. Adherence to Mediterranean diet measured through Medi-Lite score and obesity: a retrospective study. Nutrients 2021; 13:  2007.
  • De Giuseppe R, Bocchi M, Maffoni S, Del Bo E, Manzoni F, Cerbo RM, Porri D, Cena H. Mediterranean diet and lifestyle habits during pregnancy: is there an association with small gestational age infants? An Italian single centre experience. Nutrients 2021; 13: 1941.
  • Ponzo V, Pellegrini M, D’Eusebio C, Bioletto F, Goitre I, Buscemi S, Frea S, Ghigo E, Bo S. Mediterranean diet and SARS-CoV-2 infection: is there any association? A proof-of-concept study. Nutrients 2021; 13: 1721.
  • Formisano E, Pasta A, Cremonini AL, Di Lorenzo I, Sukkar SG, Pisciotta L. Effects of a Mediterranean Diet, Dairy, and Meat Products on Different Phenotypes of Dyslipidemia: A Preliminary Retrospective Analysis. Nutrients 2021; 13: 1161.
  • Vettori V, Lorini C, Gibbs HD, Sofi F, Lastrucci V, Fulvi I, Giorgetti D, Cavallo G, Bonaccorsi G. The nutrition literacty instrument for Italian subjects, NLit-IT: exploring validity and reliability. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021; 18: 3562.
  • Currenti W, Buscemi S, Cincione RI, Cernigliaro A, Godos J, Grosso G, Galvano F. Time-restricted feeding and metabolic outcomes in a cohort of Italian adults. Nutrients 2021; 13: 1651. 
  • Dinu M, Pagliai G, Giangrandi I, Colombini B, Toniolo L, Gensini G, Sofi F. Adherence to the Mediterranean diet among Italian adults: results from the web-based Medi-Lite questionnaire. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2021; 72: 271-279.
  • Vascellari S, Melis M, Palmas V, Pisanu S, Serra A, Perra D, Santoru ML, Oppo V, Cusano R, Uva P, Atzori L, Morelli M, Cossu G, Manzin A. Clinical phenotypes of Parkinson’s disease associate with distinct gut microbiota and metabolome enterotypes. Biomolecules 2021; 11: 144.


  • Kesse-Guyot E, Rebouillat P, Payrastre L, Alles B, Fezeu LK, Druesne-Pecollo N, Srour B, Bao W, Touvier M, Galan P, Hercberg S, Lairon D, Baudry J. Prospective association between organic food consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: findings from the NutriNet-Santè cohort study. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Activ 2020; 17: 136
  • Orlandi G, Sofi F, Moscarelli L, Cirami L, Mancini S, Stefani L. Exercise prescription in renal transplant recipients: from sports medicine towards multidisciplinary aspects: a pilot study. J Funct Morphol Kinesiol 2020; 5: 10



  • Avital K, Buch A, Hollander I, Brickner T, Goldbourt U. Adherence to a Mediterranean diet by vegetarians and vegans as compared to omnivores. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2019 Sep 26:1-10. doi: 10.1080/09637486.2019.1663797.
  • Trebuchet A, Julia C, Fezeu L, Touvier M, Chaltiel D, Hercberg S, Galan P, Adjibade M, Kesse-Guyot E. Prospective association between several dietary scores and risk of cardiovascular disease: is the Mediterranean diet equally associated to CVD compared to national nutritional scores? Am Heart J 2019; 217: 1-12
  • Magro S, Sofi F, Mascherini G, Galanti G, Stefani L. Concordance between the WCRF recommendations and reduced global cardiovascular risk in a cohort of survived breast cancer patients. Integr Cancer Sci Therap 2019; doi: 10.15761/ICST.1000306
  • Fiore V, Capraro M, Ragusa R, Godos J, Mistretta A, Marranzano M. Mediterranean diet and metabolic status in post-menopausal women living in a Mediterranean area. J Nutr Health Aging 2019; 5: 53-60.
  • Vitale M, Racca E, Izzo A, Giacco A, Parente E, Riccardi G, Giacco R. Adherence to the traditional Mediterranean diet in a population of South of Italy: factors involved and proposal of an educational field-based survey tool. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2019; 70: 195-201.
  • Godos J, Castellano S, Maranzano M. Adherence to a Mediterranean Dietary Pattern Is Associated with Higher Quality of Life in a Cohort of Italian Adults. Nutrients 2019; 11: E981.
  • Russo GI, Solinas T, Urzì D, Privitera S, Campisi D, Cocci A, Carini M, Madonia M, Cimino S, Morgia G. Adherence to Mediterranean diet and prostate cancer risk in Sicily: population-based case-control study. Int J Impot Res 2019; 31: 269-275.
  • Olmedo-Requena R, González-Donquiles C, Dávila-Batista V, Romaguera D, Castelló A, Molina de la Torre AJ, Amiano P, Dierssen-Sotos T, Guevara M, Fernández-Tardón G, Lozano-Lorca M, Alguacil J, Peiró R, Huerta JM, Gracia-Lavedan E, Aragonés N, Fernández-Villa T, Solans M, Gómez-Acebo I, Castaño-Vinyals G, Kogevinas M, Pollán M, Martín V. Agreement among Mediterranean Diet Pattern Adherence Indexes: MCC-Spain Study. Nutrients 2019; 11: E488.



  • Stefani L, Sofi F, Magro S, Mascherini G, Petri C, Galanti G. Exercise and cancer survivors: lessons learned from a multi-facted model for exercise prescription. J Funct Morphol Kinesiol 2018; 3: 38.
  • Gnagnarella P, Dragà D, Misotti AM, Sieri S, Spaggiari L, Cassano E, Baldini F, Soldati L, Maisonneuve P. Validation of a short questionnaire to record adherence to the Mediterranean diet: An Italian experience. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 2018; 28: 1140-1147.
  • Bernal-Orozco MF, Badillo-Camacho N, Macedo-Ojeda G, González-Gómez M, Orozco-Gutiérrez JF, Prado-Arriaga RJ, Márquez-Sandoval F, Altamirano-Martínez MB, Vizmanos B. Design and Reproducibility of a Mini-Survey to Evaluate the Quality of Food Intake (Mini-ECCA) in a Mexican Population. Nutrients. 2018; 10: E524.
  • Lavalette C, Adjibade M, Srour B, Sellem L, Fiolet T, Hercberg S, Latino-Martel P, Fassier P, Deschasaux M, Kesse-Guyot E, Touvier M. Cancer-Specific and General Nutritional Scores and Cancer Risk: Results from the Prospective NutriNet-Santé Cohort. Cancer Res. 2018; 78: 4427-4435.
  • Phan C, Touvier M, Kesse-Guyot E, Adjibade M, Hercberg S, Wolkenstein P, Chosidow O, Ezzedine K, Sbidian E. Association Between Mediterranean Anti-inflammatory Dietary Profile and Severity of Psoriasis: Results from the NutriNet-Santé Cohort. JAMA Dermatol. 2018; 154: 1017-1024.
  • Andrianasolo RM, Kesse-Guyot E, Adjibade M, Hercberg S, Galan P, Varraso R. Associations between dietary scores with asthma symptoms and asthma control in adults. Eur Respir J 2018; 52: 1702572.
  • Zappalà G, Buscemi S, Mulè S, La Verde M, D’Urso M, Corleo D, Marranzano M. High adherence to Mediterranean diet, but not individual foods or nutrients, is associated with lower likelihood of being obese in a Mediterranean cohort. Eat Weight Disord 2018; 23: 605-614.
  • Platania A, Zappalà G, Mirabella MU, Gullo C, Mellini G, Beneventano G, Maugeri G, Marranzano M. Association between Mediterranean diet adherence and dyslipidaemia in a cohort of adults living in the Mediterranean area. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2018; 69: 608-618.
  • Marventano S, Godos J, Platania A, Galvano F, Mistretta A, Grosso G. Mediterranean diet adherence in the Mediterranean healthy eating, aging and lifestyle (MEAL) study cohort. Int J Food Sci Nutr. 2018; 69: 100-107.
  • Martinez-Lacoba R, Pardo-Garcia I, Amo-Saus E, Escribano-Sotos F. Socioeconomic, demographic and lifestyle-related factors associated with unhealthy diet: a cross-sectional study of university students. BMC Public Health 2018; 18: 1241.
  • Castro-Barquero S, Lamuela-Raventós RM, Doménech M, Estruch R. Relationship between Mediterranean Dietary Polyphenol Intake and Obesity. Nutrients 2018; 10: 10.
  • Lavalette C, Adjibade M, Srour B, Sellem L, Fiolet T, Hercberg S, Latino-Martel P, Fassier P, Deschasaux M, Kesse-Guyot E, Touvier M. Cancer-Specific and General Nutritional Scores and Cancer Risk: Results from the Prospective NutriNet-Santé Cohort. Cancer Res 2018; 78: 4427-35.
  • Godos J, Castellano S, Ray S, Grosso G, Galvano F. Dietary Polyphenol Intake and Depression: Results from the Mediterranean Healthy Eating, Lifestyle and Aging (MEAL) Study. Molecules 2018; 23: 5.
  • La Verde M, Mulè S, Zappalà G, Privitera G, Maugeri G, Pecora F, Marranzano M. Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet is inversely associated with having hypertension: is low salt intake a mediating factor? Int J Food Sci Nutr 2018; 69: 235-44.
  • Sofi F, Dinu M, Pagliai G, Cesari F, Gori AM, Sereni A, Becatti M, Fiorillo C, Marcucci R, Casini A. Low-calorie Vegetarian vs. Mediterranean diets for reducing body weight and improving cardiovascular risk profile: the CARDIVEG study. Circulation 2018; 137: 1103-13.
  • Dinu M, Whittaker A, Pagliai G, Giangrandi I, Colombini B, Gori AM, Fiorillo C, Becatti M, Casini A, Benedettelli S, Sofi F. A khorasan wheat-based replacement diet improves risk profile of patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): a randomized clinical trial. J Am Coll Nutr 2018; 13: 1-7.



  • Stefler D, Malyutina S, Kubinova R, Pajak A, Peasey A, Pikhart H, Brunner EJ, Bobak M. Mediterranean diet score and total and cardiovascular mortality in Eastern Europe: the HAPIEE study. Eur J Nutr 2017; 56: 421-429.
  • Sofi F, Dinu M, Pagliai G, Marcucci R, Casini A. Validation of a literature-based adherence score to Mediterranean diet: the MEDI-LITE score. Int J Food Sci Nutr 2017; 68: 757-62.
  • Stojanovic J, Giraldi L, Arzani D, Pastorino R, Biondi A, Persiani R, Boccia S, Leoncini E. Adherence to Mediterranean diet and risk of gastric cancer: results of a case-control study in Italy. Eur J Cancer Prev 2017; 26: 491-6.



  • Tong TYN, Wareham NJ, Khaw KT, Imamura F, Forouhi NG. Prospective association of the Mediterranean diet with cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality and its population impact in a non-Mediterranean population: the EPIC-Norfolk study. BMC Medicine 2016; 14: 135.



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