Michael Colgan

Former New Zealander who has lived in USA for many years. Internationally recognised health and nutrition specialist and author, he delivers programmes to individuals, teams and organisations to improve performance and health.
Former New Zealander who has lived in USA for many years. Internationally recognised health and nutrition specialist and author, he delivers programmes to individuals, teams and organisations to improve performance and health.

Michael Colgan, PhD, CCN, is a biochemist and physiologist nutritionist who gained recognition through his articles in the bodybuilding magazine Muscular Development and also through his books. From 1971 through 1982 Colgan was a senior member of the Science Faculty at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. In 1972 he started the Colgan Institute in Auckland, New Zealand. Dedicated to Nutrition Science the Colgan Institute has since moved to San Diego, California and Saltspring Island, British Columbia, Canada. According to the Institute's website the Colgan Institute is "...a consulting, educational and research facility concerned with the effects of nutrition on physical performance and on inhibiting the degeneration of aging." Colgan's books cover several areas including nutrition for strength and muscular development, nutrional strategies and methods to slow the aging process, and nutrtional methods to prevent disease.