Jenni Lappi

Jenni Lappi

PhD (nutrition)

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I am a Senior Scientist with background in clinical nutrition. My main research areas have been in human nutrition and postprandial and intervention studies, functional foods, glucose metabolism, type II diabetes, and related physiological and gut-mediated effects. Promoting wellbeing with personalized food and nutrition solutions interests me more and more. I also have working experience from food business, sensory evaluation and consumer surveys, and project management.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Health and welfare, Doctorate, University of Eastern Finland

Skills and expertise

  • nutrition, eating behaviour, food environment
  • Whole grains and grain fibre
  • project management
  • nutrition counselling
  • interventions


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