Nutrition Information Centre (NICUS)

Area: Tygerberg, Cape Town
Postal Address: NICUS, Department of Human Nutrition, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa
Phone: +27 (0)21 933 1408
Fax: +27 (0)21 933 1405

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
• 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

If there are any errors in the above information, please notify us via an email to

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