The Centre of Excellence for Nutrition’s (CEN) focus is determined by the prevailing nutritional problems in South Africa, the rest of Africa and also globally.

The group’s vision is to be the leaders in developing scholars in Nutrition in Africa. Our research approach “from molecules to society” enables us to contribute on all levels of nutrition-related health issues.

The overall research theme at CEN is Nutrition in the Life Cycle. CEN approaches the enhancing of the quality of life by investigating an important environmental factor, namely nutrition and food throughout the entire life-cycle. Finally, the Centre of Excellence for Nutrition is a young and vibrant research entity with highly committed team members. We have a clear strategy that will lead and keep us on the road to excellence.....