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About Dr. Vijai K. S. Shukla

Professor, Dr Vijai K. S. Shukla is the Founder and President of Shukla Lipids A/S, Denmark and has been active in food science research since 1969. He has published numerous papers and has authored several books. His research interests have ranged from physical phenomena to mechanisms of autoxidation, isolation of lipids, spectral phenomena related to lipids, modern analytical methodology, and involvement of essential fatty acids in health and diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis and Batten’s Syndrome.


Research interests

Professor, Dr Vijai K S Shukla is author of nearly 100 original scientific publications, 12 invited review papers, 15 book chapters in the areas of biochemistry, human nutrition, cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals, enzymology, modern analytical techniques for the separation of lipids and proteins.

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Research Accomplishments providing global impact in Lipid Research

Nutritional significance of lipids in human health and disease

Professor, Dr Vijai K S Shukla's study of erythrocyte glutathione peroxidase activity in comparing Danes and Indian immigrants showed a significant increase in Indian group. This difference was explained based upon selenium and non-selenium enzymes.

Chocolates and confectionery

Professor, Dr Vijai K S Shukla has been working in the area of confectionery product development for the last 35 years. He has a special expertise in cocoa butter, milk fat, cocoa butter equivalents and cocoa butter substitutes based on modern concepts of recipe engineering.

Ambassador of The Global Wellness Institute.

The Global Wellness Institute is a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower wellness worldwide by educating public and private sectors about preventative health and wellness.

Encapsulated oils for corrective nutrition

Prof. Dr. Vijai K. S Shukla successfully demonstrated that it is possible to produce ultra refined fish oil with extremely low peroxide and anisidine values.

Designer oils

Professor, Dr Vijai K S Shukla’s recent research focuses on development of highly stable omega-3 oils for corrective nutrition based upon the technology of internally stabilization, a process developed by him. This process arrests total oxidation and thus creates highly stable oils for human nutrition.