Welcome to Stellenbosch University

​​​​​The Nutrition Information Centr​e ​​of the 
University of Stellenbosch​ (NICUS)


NICUS is committed to the provision of up-to-date, credible and authoritative information in order to promote a scientifically sound nutrition culture. Its aims are to:

    • provide and disseminate an accurate and balanced perspective in the field of food and nutrition
    • expose nutrition misinformation
    • communicate new advances and promote sound practices in the field of food and nutrition
    • provide a comprehensive information service to the public and the media
    • advise health professionals on matters relating to nutrition and nutrition support
    • identify needs for nutrition education
    • create a supportive environment for research​