Cookwares are made up of various materials. Which cookware is best from health perspective? Please include anodised aluminium and stainless steel in your answer.
The best cookware is made up of clay. It is very healthy and good for you body. Clay pots prove good for slow cooking as their porous nature allows both moisture and heat to circulate easily through them. ... Clay being alkaline in nature helps in neutralising the pH balance of the food by interacting with the acid present in the food.
Wood is also very beneficial for your health.. while Plastic is really dangerous from all perspectives.
The only safe alternative I've seen is ceramic (not glazed with lead/nickel/aluminium etc)
You should avoid especially aluminium and stainless as it can leach and cause bad health effects(aluminium leaches alot more). Avoid the non stick scam,they are coated with plenty of plastic/polymers causing various lymphatic illness. There is ceramic that is safe, and maybe graphite cookware .
Source with 12 studies linked :https://donate.ewg.org/images/ewg_teflontempinfo_c02.pdf
In the meantime you can cook your food at less high temperature(avoid higher than 240 celcius,which makes it almost useless) ,or cook in glass/borosilicate or ceramic in the oven,until you get a pan. Using oil to cook and not leaving it unattained will reduce alot of non-stick,and you can wash it straight after also.There is natural stick resistant ceramic enough for any if not most foods needs.
Also don't trust any compagny using fluoride/chloride(or polymers/plastics) in cookware,I will not enter into the who would want people to ingest that,but the same thing is in water,in some transformed food ,which blocks the thyroid,pineal and alot of glands if not all of them. Notice how overcommercialised it is and almost everyone has one ? Also the Fda is so biased and hiding cures that I don't trust anything from them.
According to Environmental Working Group : " Exposure to PFCs has been associated with kidney and testicular cancer, high cholesterol, abnormal thyroid hormone levels, pregnancy-induced hypertension and preeclampsia, obesity and low birth weight – all good reasons to reduce your exposure. "
I don't really have the time to find all the studies, altought I have checked on Ncbi/Pubmed ,on that website aluminium is very proven to leach(example aluminium cookware in oven and cofee percolator, stainless also but to a much lower extend(stainless is very often alloyed with nickel,chromium,molydbenum, it is still a health risk on the long term. Just another way of getting cancer or another illness.
I also don't have the concrete proof but I've seen people claiming fluoride increased aluminium effect/transportation in the brain.
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