Michael Colgan, PhD, CCN, renowned scientist, author and lecturer, was a senior member of the Science Faculty of the University of Auckland, New Zealand. From 1980 to 1982, he was a visiting scholar at the Rockefeller University in New York. His professional memberships include the American College of Sports Medicine, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the British Society of Nutritional Medicine. He is also on the Council of International and American Association of Clinical Nutritionists. Dr. Colgan is the author of several best selling books and he has authored more than nine hundred popular articles.