Dr. Elin Östman
Dr Elin Östman is an expert on the preventive potential of food in relation to the metabolic syndrome, with special emphasis on blood glucose and appetite regulation. Dr Elin is the Chief Scientist of Good Idea Inc. and after 3 years at the company´s headquarters in San Francisco, she relocated in 2020 to the Swedish HQ in Lund. Before Good Idea was launched, Dr Elin was associate professor and senior lecturer in Applied Nutrition at the Food for Health Science Centre of Lund University in southern Sweden. Her 20 years career in academia comprises ground breaking research on preventive food concepts and healthy diets to reduce lifestyle and diet related conditions such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To date, Dr Elin has been a co-author of 50+ peer-reviewed original articles and co-inventor of 3 patent families. She is also a co-founder of four food innovation related start-up companies.