Drs. Michael and Mary Dan Eades are the authors of 14 books in the fields of health, nutrition, and exercise—among them the mega-bestseller Protein Power. They are well known personalities to television viewing audiences as the stars of the PBS television cooking show Low Carb CookwoRx, which they developed and co-wrote. Their highly successful infomercial shows—the first, based on their Protein Power nutritional strategy and the second on their nutritional supplement for weight loss, Metabosol—are also familiar to many viewers.
Dr. Michael Eades was born in Springfield, Missouri and educated in Missouri, Michigan, and California. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from California State Polytechnic University, and received his medical degree from the University of Arkansas. After completing his medical and post-graduate training, he and his wife, Mary Dan, founded Medi-Stat Medical Clinics, a chain of ambulatory out-patient family care clinics in central Arkansas. Since 1986 Dr. Eades has been in the full time practice of bariatric, nutritional, and metabolic medicine.
Dr. Mary Dan Eades was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas and received her undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from the University of Arkansas, graduating magna cum laude. After completing her medical degree at the University of Arkansas, she and her husband have been in private practice devoting their clinical time exclusively to bariatric and nutritional medicine, gaining first hand experience treating over six thousand people suffering from high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated cholesterol and triglycerides, and obesity with their nutritional regimen.
Together the Drs. Eades give numerous lectures to the general public and to various lay organizations on their methods of treatment. They have both been guest nutritional experts on over 150 radio and television shows including national segments for FOX and CBS.
Drs. Michael and Mary Dan Eades have three sons and three grandchildren, and currently write, lecture, and pursue research into metabolic and nutritional medicine.