Michael Colgan (nutritionist)

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Michael Colgan PhD, CCN, FACN, is a research scientist. He started the Colgan Institute in 1983 which is a consulting, educational and research facility primarily concerned with the effects of nutrition and exercise on athletic performance, aging and the prevention of degenerative disease. Dr. Colgan has served as a consultant to a number of international companies and government agencies.[citation needed] He currently is on the Scientific Advisory Board for the network marketing product Isagenix International. Dr. Colgan is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the American College of Sports Medicine, the British Society for Nutritional Medicine, and the International and American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.[1][2][3]

Colgan's books cover several areas including nutrition for strength and muscular development, nutritional strategies and methods to slow the aging process, and nutritional methods to prevent disease.


  • Your Personal Vitamin profile No longer in print (1982)
  • Prevent Cancer Now: Your Guide to Self Protection (1992)
  • Optimum Sports Nutrition: Your Competitive Edge No longer in print(1993)
  • The New Nutrition: Medicine for the Millennium No longer in print (1996)
  • Hormonal Health: Nutritional and Hormonal Strategies for Emotional Well-Being & Intellectual Longevity (1996)
  • The Flavonoid Revolution: Grape Seed Extract and Other Flavonoids Against Disease (1997)
  • Creatine for Muscle and Strength No longer in print (1997)
  • Win the War Against Arthritis No longer in print (1999)
  • The Right Protein for Muscle and Strength No longer in print (1999)
  • Essential Fats No longer in print (1999)
  • Antioxidants, the Real Story (1999)
  • Beat Arthritis (1999)
  • Protect Your Prostate (2000)
  • Sports Nutrition Guide: Minerals, Vitamins & Antioxidants for Athletes No longer in print (2002)
  • All New Sports Nutrition Guide No longer in print (2002)
  • Perfect Posture: The Basis Of Power (2002)
  • New Power Program: New Protocols for Maximum Strength (2004)
  • Nutrition For Champions (2007)
  • Save Your Brain (2008)
  • Strong Bones (2009)
  • The Perimenopause Solution (2009)
  • Save Your Brain: Expand Your Mind (2012)
  • Quiet Mind: Journey of Joy (2013)


  1. ^ http://www.drmichaelcolgan.com
  2. ^ About the Colgan Institute Archived 2006-10-26 at the Wayback Machine, colganinstitute.com, accessed January 13, 2007.
  3. ^ Save Your Brain