Are you using non-toxic cookware? This may be an area that you’ve missed when addressing the toxin load in your environment. You’d probably switched to non-toxic beauty and cleaning products.
Cooking should be enjoyable and something that produces a healthy meal for you and your loved ones. However, when you use pots, pans, and baking sheets coated in poisonous non-stick substances, aluminum, or plastic, things can take a turn for the worst rather quickly.
You see, over time, substances like aluminum can build up in your system and cause health problems. When non-stick coatings or aluminum is heated, it can leach into your food (1). When you think you’re getting a healthy meal of lean meats and veggies, you’re also consuming a not-so-healthy dose of chemicals caused by your cookware (2). Yikes!
Don’t worry. There are pots and pans out there that are made with non-toxic materials that won’t make you sick. Let’s take a look at what’s available, shall we?(more…)