Αριστέα Γκιοξάρη | Aristea Gioxari
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Science and Dietetics, University of Peloponnese

I am an Assistant Professor of Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Nutritional Science and Dietetics of the University of Peloponnese in Kalamata-Greece. My expertise is in investigating the effects of diet, mainly Mediterranean diet including its foods and food components, on health-related outcomes with emphasis on the clinical-laboratory profile, inflammation, oxidative stress, metabolic indices, and biomarkers related to chronic disease.


  • The impact of Mediterranean diet on obesity and non-communicable diseases
  • The effects of functional foods, natural products, and bioactive compounds on health and disease
  • The role of nutrients and non-nutrient microconstituents in inflammation and oxidative stress
  • Sustainable dietary patterns
  • Paediatric nutrition
  • AI and data-driven dietary interventions
  • Randomised, controlled clinical trials
  • Human bioavailability studies
  • Human postprandial studies
  • Nutritional interventions in experimental models


University of Peloponnese
2022 - present
Assistant Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Science and Dietetics
Geniko Nosokomeio Thessalonikes Gennemata, Thessaloniki, GR
2018 - 2022
Clinical Dietician, Department of Clinical Nutrition
Marie Skłodowska-Curie (RISE) Program
2016 - 2018
Senior Researcher, Perspectum (Oxford, UK) & Randox (Crumlin, UK)
Harokopio University
2012 - 2021
Senior Researcher, Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Science
* this position concurrent with other listed roles.
Harokopio University
2006 - 2012
Ph.D., Department of Dietetics and Nutritional Science


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Carob: A Sustainable Opportunity for Metabolic Health , 2022, Foods 11(14):2154
Aristea Gioxari , Amerikanou C. , Nestoridi I. , Gourgari E. , Pratsinis H. , Kalogeropoulos N. , Andrikopoulos N. K.
Application of Clinical Decision Support System to assist breast cancer patients with lifestyle modifications during the COVID-19 pandemic: a randomised controlled trial , 2021, Nutrients 13(6); 2115
Papandreou, P. , Aristea Gioxari , Nimee F. , Skouroliakou M. Nutrients. 2021; 13(6):2115.
The effectiveness of Mediterranean diet in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease clinical course: an Intervention Study , 2019, Journal of Medicinal Foods 22(7):729-740
Kaliora A. C. , Aristea Gioxari , Kalafati I. P. , Diolintzi A. , Kokkinos A. , Dedoussis G. V.
Regulation of faecal biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease patients treated with oral mastiha (Pistacia lentiscus) supplement: A double blind and placebo-controlled randomised trial , 2019, Phytotherapy Research 33(2); 360-369
Papada E. , Aristea Gioxari , Amerikanou C. , Forbes A. , Tzavara C. , Smyrnioudis I. , Kaliora A. C.
Intake of ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis , 2018, Nutrition, vol. 45
Aristea Gioxari , Andriana C. Kaliora , Foteini Marantidou , Demosthenes Panagiotakos