Dr. McManus’ Blog2018-05-21T16:56:30-05:00

Top Seafood Picks

By Mila McManus, MD There's trouble with seafood. Our oceans are not as pristine as they used to be. Some of the largest contributors to ocean pollution include: Runoff when heavy rainstorms draw road oils and pollutants from the ground [...]

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Potential Sources for Carcinogens in the Home

By Mila McManus, MD Our home environment is a significant source for cancer causing toxins. Here's some advice: Clean regularly. Dust is a magnet for many toxic chemicals, molds, animal dander, dust mites and cockroaches*. Use dusting methods [microfiber cloths] [...]

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Is Monkeypox Next?

by Mila McManus, MD Whether it’s Monkeypox, COVID, or flu and cold season, it is always a good reminder to our patients and friends that we should always be engaged in ensuring our immune function is operating optimally.   What is [...]

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Fermented Food Fakes

By Mila McManus, MD The Food Industry is quick to pick up on rising trends and then capitalize on them, but not always in honest ways.  That’s why it is so hard to trust package labeling.  The latest one I’ve [...]

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A Reminder About Artificial Sweeteners

By Mila McManus, MD All artificial sweeteners, including aspartame, sucralose, saccharin, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k, interfere with the normal and healthy activity of gut bacteria[1].  They also cause DNA damage. These popular sweeteners are often identified with the pink, [...]

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