Marika Dello Russo


Name: Marika
Surname: Dello Russo
Skill: Researcher
Phone: (Office) +39 0825 299 321
Phone: (Lab) +39 0825 299 113
Fax: +39 0825 299 641
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Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, nutritional assessment, obesity, nutritional dissemination, metabolic diseases, cardiovascular diseases, gut microbiota
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Researcher Activities


As researcher, she has expertise in assessment of nutritional status and her research activity focuses in the field of Food & Health.

She is involved in large European Studies: Stance4Health: “Smart Technologies for personAlised Nutrition and Consumer Engagement” (Call Identifier H2020-SFS-2018-2020, Grant agreement no: 816303.), IFamily: “Determinants of eating behaviour in European children, adolescents and their parents” (Call: FP7-KBBE-2010-4] Contract no: 266044), and IDEFICS: “Identification and prevention of Dietary- and lifestyle-induced health EFfects In Children and infantS” (European Community’s Sixth Framework Programme FOOD-CT-2006-016181-2).

Key Publications

  • Cilluffo, Y. Y. Han, G. Ferrante, M. Dello Russo, F. Lauria, S. Fasola,… S. La Grutta (2021). The Dietary Inflammatory Index and asthma burden in children: a latent class analysis. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology. Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Sep 2021
  • Lauria, M. Dello Russo, A. Formisano, S. De Henauw, A. Hebestreit, M. Hunsberger,… P. Russo, (2021). Ultra-processed foods consumption and diet quality of European children, adolescents and adults: Results from the I. Family study. Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases.
  • Dello Russo, C. Spagnuolo, S. Moccia, D. Angelino, N. Pellegrini, & D. Martini, (2021). Nutritional quality of pasta sold on the Italian market: The food labelling of Italian products (flip) study. Nutrients, 13(1), 171.
  • Angelino, A. Rosi, G. Vici, M. Dello Russo, N. Pellegrini, D. Martini, & SINU Young Working Group. (2020). Nutritional quality of plant-based drinks sold in Italy: the Food Labelling of Italian Products (FLIP) study. Foods, 9(5), 682.
  • Dello Russo, W. Ahrens, S. De Henauw , G. Eiben, A. Hebestreit , Y. Kourides, L. Lissner, D.Molnar, L A. Moreno, V. Pala, T. Veidebaum , A. Siani , P. Russo on behalf of the IDEFICS Consortium. The Impact of Adding Sugars to Milk and Fruit on Adiposity and Diet Quality in Children: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Analysis of the Identification and Prevention of Dietary- and Lifestyle-Induced Health Effects in Children and Infants (IDEFICS) Study. Nutrients 2018, 10, 1350.