1. J.M. Sanz, D. Sergi, et al. (2022). Dietary acid load but not Mediterranean diet adherence score is associated with metabolic and cardiovascular health state: a population observational study from Northern Italy. Accepted for publication in Frontiers in Nutrition.

2. Kashif RR, D'Cunha NM, Mellor DD, Alexopoulos NI, Sergi D, Naumovski N (2022) Prickly Pear Cacti (Opuntia spp.) Cladodes as a Functional Ingredient for Hyperglycemia Management: A Brief Narrative Review. Medicina (Kaunas) 58 (2). doi:10.3390/medicina58020300

3. Bochenek H, Krga I, Sergi D, Kouvari M, Zec M, Naumovski N (2022) Dietary patterns, caloric restrictions for management of cardiovascular disease and cancer; a brief review. Rev Cardiovasc Med 23 (1):41. doi:10.31083/j.rcm2301041

4. Kouvari M, D'Cunha NM, Travica N, Sergi D, Zec M, Marx W, Naumovski N (2022) Metabolic Syndrome, Cognitive Impairment and the Role of Diet: A Narrative Review. Nutrients 14 (2). doi:10.3390/nu14020333

5. Beaulieu J, Costa G, Renaud J, Moitie A, Glemet H, Sergi D, Martinoli MG (2021) The Neuroinflammatory and Neurotoxic Potential of Palmitic Acid Is Mitigated by Oleic Acid in Microglial Cells and Microglial-Neuronal Co-cultures. Mol Neurobiol 58 (6):3000-3014. doi:10.1007/s12035-021-02328-7

6. Sergi D, Luscombe-Marsh N, Naumovski N, Abeywardena M, O'Callaghan N (2021) Palmitic Acid, but Not Lauric Acid, Induces Metabolic Inflammation, Mitochondrial Fragmentation, and a Drop in Mitochondrial Membrane Potential in Human Primary Myotubes. Front Nutr 8:663838. doi:10.3389/fnut.2021.663838

7. Sergi D, Gelinas A, Beaulieu J, Renaud J, Tardif-Pellerin E, Guillard J, Martinoli MG (2021) Anti-Apoptotic and Anti-Inflammatory Role of Trans epsilon-Viniferin in a Neuron-Glia Co-Culture Cellular Model of Parkinson's Disease. Foods 10 (3). doi:10.3390/foods10030586

8. Stonehouse W, Sergi D, Benassi-Evans B, James-Martin G, Johnson N, Thompson CH, Abeywardena M (2021) Eucaloric diets enriched in palm olein, cocoa butter, and soybean oil did not differentially affect liver fat concentration in healthy participants: a 16-week randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr 113 (2):324-337. doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqaa347

9. Sergi D, Luscombe-Marsh N, Heilbronn LK, Birch-Machin M, Naumovski N, Lionetti L, Proud CG, Abeywardena MY, O'Callaghan N (2021) The Inhibition of Metabolic Inflammation by EPA Is Associated with Enhanced Mitochondrial Fusion and Insulin Signaling in Human Primary Myotubes. J Nutr. doi:10.1093/jn/nxaa430

10. Naumovski N, Sergi D (2021) Food Bioactives: Impact on Brain and Cardiometabolic Health-Findings from In Vitro to Human Studies. Foods 10 (5). doi:10.3390/foods10051045

11. Sergi D, Boulestin H, Campbell FM, Williams LM (2021) The Role of Dietary Advanced Glycation End Products in Metabolic Dysfunction. Mol Nutr Food Res 65 (1):e1900934. doi:10.1002/mnfr.201900934

12. Sergi D, Morris AC, Kahn DE, McLean FH, Hay EA, Kubitz P, MacKenzie A, Martinoli MG, Drew JE, Williams LM (2018) Palmitic acid triggers inflammatory responses in N42 cultured hypothalamic cells partially via ceramide synthesis but not via TLR4. Nutritional neuroscience:1-14. doi:10.1080/1028415X.2018.1501533

13. Sergi D, Williams LM (2020) Potential relationship between dietary long-chain saturated fatty acids and hypothalamic dysfunction in obesity. Nutr Rev 78 (4):261-277. doi:10.1093/nutrit/nuz056

14. Williams JL, Everett JM, D'Cunha NM, Sergi D, Georgousopoulou EN, Keegan RJ, McKune AJ, Mellor DD, Anstice N, Naumovski N (2019) The Effects of Green Tea Amino Acid L-Theanine Consumption on the Ability to Manage Stress and Anxiety Levels: a Systematic Review. Plant Foods Hum Nutr. doi:10.1007/s11130-019-00771-5

15. Williams J, McKune AJ, Georgousopoulou EN, Kellett J, D'Cunha NM, Sergi D, Mellor D, Naumovski N (2020) The Effect of L-Theanine Incorporated in a Functional Food Product (Mango Sorbet) on Physiological Responses in Healthy Males: A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial. Foods 9 (3). doi:10.3390/foods9030371

16. McLean FH, Campbell FM, Sergi D, Grant C, Morris AC, Hay EA, MacKenzie A, Mayer CD, Langston RF, Williams LM (2019) Early and reversible changes to the hippocampal proteome in mice on a high-fat diet. Nutr Metab (Lond) 16:57. doi:10.1186/s12986-019-0387-y

17. Sergi D, Naumovski N, Heilbronn LK, Abeywardena M, O’Callaghan N, Lionetti L, Luscombe-Marsh N (2019) Mitochondrial (Dys)function and Insulin Resistance: From Pathophysiological Molecular Mechanisms to the Impact of Diet. Frontiers in Physiology 10 (532). doi:10.3389/fphys.2019.00532

18. Munialo CD, Naumovski N, Sergi D, Stewart D, Mellor DD (2019) Critical evaluation of the extrapolation of data relative to antioxidant function from the laboratory and their implications on food production and human health: a review. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 54 (5):1448-1459

19. McLean FH, Campbell FM, Langston RF, Sergi D, Resch C, Grant C, Morris AC, Mayer CD, Williams LM (2019) A high-fat diet induces rapid changes in the mouse hypothalamic proteome. Nutrition & Metabolism 16 (1):26. doi:10.1186/s12986-019-0352-9

20. Williams J, Sergi D, McKune AJ, Georgousopoulou EN, Mellor DD, Naumovski N (2019) The beneficial health effects of green tea amino acid l-theanine in animal models: Promises and prospects for human trials. Phytotherapy research : PTR. doi:10.1002/ptr.6277

21. Sergi D, Renaud J, Simola N, Martinoli MG (2019) Diabetes, a Contemporary Risk for Parkinson's Disease: Epidemiological and Cellular Evidences. Front Aging Neurosci 11:302. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2019.00302

22. Speer H, D'Cunha NM, Botek M, McKune AJ, Sergi D, Georgousopoulou E, Mellor DD, Naumovski N (2019) The Effects of Dietary Polyphenols on Circulating Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers and Iron Status: A Systematic Review. Nutr Metab Insights 12:1178638819882739. doi:10.1177/1178638819882739

23. Sergi D, Campbell FM, Grant C, Morris AC, Bachmair E-M, Koch C, McLean FH, Muller A, Hoggard N, de Roos B, Porteiro B, Boekschoten MV, McGillicuddy FC, Kahn D, Nicol P, Benzler J, Mayer C-D, Drew JE, Roche HM, Muller M, Nogueiras R, Dieguez C, Tups A, Williams LM (2018) SerpinA3N is a novel hypothalamic gene upregulated by a high-fat diet and leptin in mice. Genes and Nutrition 13. doi:10.1186/s12263-018-0619-1

24. Tups A, Benzler J, Sergi D, Ladyman SR, Williams LM (2017) Central Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis. Comprehensive Physiology 7 (2):741-764. doi:10.1002/cphy.c160015 [doi]

25. Sergi D, Kahn DE, Morris AC, Williams LM (2016) Palmitic acid induces inflammation in hypothalamic neurons via ceramide synthesis. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 75 (OCE2):E46

26. Sergi D, Morris AC, Drew JE, Campbell FM, Nicol P, Williams LM (2015) A novel hypothalamic protein regulated by high fat diet and leptin. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society 74 (OCE3):E190

27. McGillicuddy FC, Reynolds CM, Finucane O, Coleman E, Harford KA, Grant C, Sergi D, Williams LM, Mills KH, Roche HM (2013) Long-term exposure to a high-fat diet results in the development of glucose intolerance and insulin resistance in interleukin-1 receptor I-deficient mice. American journal of physiologyEndocrinology and metabolism 305 (7):E834-844. doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00297.2013 [doi]