Cooking is a generally fun activity especially when someone is passionate about it. It gets even more interesting when trying out new recipes. There is however the health issue that arises when it comes to cooking but this time it has nothing to do with the food being cooked but the cookware involved in the cooking process. As far as your general body health is concerned, it should be safeguarded at all costs. How does this relate to cookware, you ask? It is a concern because not all cookware pots and pans qualify for cooking purposes when it comes to the various materials they are made of.
Yes, healthy cooing doesn’t only include the type of food and ingredients you are cooking or using, but the cookware too. This means that you should be selective when purchasing cookware in order to ensure that you buy quality material that doesn’t pose any kind of risk to your health. So what exactly makes them risky? We are talking of toxins that are as a result of chemicals and metal leaching from heated cookware which end up in the food you are cooking. To keep your family safe from such toxins, you should avoid using pans and pots made from non-standard materials like in the case with the non-stick cookware. These are for instance made from PCFs or perfluorinated Chemicals which have been linked to health issues like liver inflammation, kidney and testicular cancer, weak immune systems, and heightened cholesterol among other conditions.
This is a list of cookware materials you should consider buying as they are safe for cooking purposes;
In conclusion, it is important to consider manufacturer’s instructions on use of various cookware materials for the best cooking experience.