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Non-Toxic Cookware for a Healthier Kitchen

Looking to replace your old cookware containing potentially harmful chemicals with safer options? In this Guide to Non-Toxic Cookware, you will find links to reviews and other articles that should help you find the right non-toxic additions to your cookware arsenal.

Healthy, Non-Toxic Cookware

Many health-conscious home cooks spend a lot of money on organic foods in order to reduce their exposure to toxic chemicals, but what many of them fail to realize is that also the cookware they use may also contain harmful chemicals such as perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) or bisphenol-A (BPA). Whether these chemicals can leach out of the cookware into your foods in large enough amounts to pose a risk to your health, however, is under debate. Meanwhile, those who like to err on the side of caution may want to stick to cookware made of what experts generally consider the safest materials for cookware. These include stainless steel, cast iron and bamboo, and there are tons of options out there for those like to upgrade their kitchen with cookware made of these non-toxic materials. To get started on your mission to replace your old cookware with healthier options, check out the articles below.

Pans & Pots

Teflon-coated non-stick pans and pots are popular because they easy to use and clean, but many health-conscious home cooks are skeptical about their safety. The good news is that there are plenty of options out there for those who prefer to use pots and pans made of materials like stainless steel and cast iron which come with very high safety ratings. For more information and tips, see:

Electric Cookware

Pans and pots aside, also electric cookware can contain toxic chemicals such as BPA or PFOA. If your goal is to stock your kitchen with non-toxic electric cookware, here are links to product reviews and other articles you might find interesting:

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