Sure, eating healthy food is important. But cooking in the wrong pan threatens to unravel your efforts. Worse yet, many brands selling the “safest cookware” deceive you with clever marketing. And most of the “so-called” safest cooking pan materials (including PFOA-free cookware) are misleading. The good news? We found the 11 healthiest pots and pans to cook with today.
Elusive toxins hide in plain sight, with a large number lurking right in your bakeware. Worse, many so-called non-toxic baking sheets aren’t as safe as you think. But in this post, you’ll discover the harmful materials to avoid (including less-safe colors), along with the six best and safest bakeware materials and top brand picks for each (#7 is a bonus).
Some cutting board materials can actually impact liver and kidney health. That’s why non-toxic cutting boards are essential. But, how do you know which materials to trust? For example, most “eco-friendly” cutting boards today contain formaldehyde. For that reason, we created this guide to show you which cutting boards to avoid, and which keep your food pure (there are five below!)
Non-toxic slow cookers make life way easier (and healthier), but not if you pick the wrong one… Hence why I began with non-toxic. The truth is, some slow cooker inserts bathe your food in lead and PFAS chemicals. Even worse, some manufacturers hide their safety testing information – that is, if they’ve even tested their crock pots. So, which slow cookers are lead-free?
Now, maybe you know that dishes can ooze toxins into your food. But do you know why or how to tell? This post shows you how to make that judgment; this way, you keep your family safe. You’ll uncover the six safest dishes to use, how toxic materials end up on your dinner plates, how to tell, and the dangers of toxic dinnerware.
Ever leave a nylon spoon resting in a hot skillet while you sprint to the bathroom? If you aren’t using the safest non-toxic cooking utensils, you gain extra “seasoning” every time you do that. Toxic tools are sneaky, hiding under name brands and “BPA-free plastic” labels. The truth is, BPA-free is a scam and only certain materials can be considered truly safe.
It’s no wonder that air fryers have become so popular so quickly – they’re simply awesome! But maybe you’ve seen warnings about the health risks of air fryers, leaving you wondering, “Are air fryers toxic?” Unfortunately, many contain PFAS-based non-stick coatings, a class of chemicals known to cause health issues. So here we’ll cover the dangers of PFAS, how to spot misleading safety information, and finally, review our top picks of the safest Teflon-free air fryers.
According to a 2017 survey, 84% of customers are more likely to shop at companies that have taken steps to cut dangerous chemicals from their products. While customers can take actions to avoid toxic products, what steps should companies take to eliminate these chemicals in the first place? This guide explains how companies can ditch toxins in nonstick cookware, plus actionable tips on avoiding toxic cookware as you shop online.
At high temperatures, standard Teflon-coated waffle irons emit fumes containing at least 15 toxic particles. And this toxic “cocktail” creates a slew of health concerns. What’s to blame? PFAS. The good news? True non-Teflon waffle makers exist, although far and few. Below, you’ll find the 7 best ceramic waffle makers without Teflon, along with how to find them moving forward, risks of PFAS, and why “PFOA-free” waffle makers are not Teflon-free.
Plastic chemicals like BPA leach into hot coffee at least 55x faster than cool water. That’s why plastic-free coffee makers are so vital. In this guide, you’ll discover why traditional coffee makers are problematic, how toxins leach, & health risks of plastic-tainted coffee. We’ll also cover the 13 best coffee makers without plastic – tested & reviewed, and actionable tips for buying safe waffle makers that truly are BPA-free.