These days, we hear news of people dying at their younger age due to cancer, heart attacks, liver disease and other illnesses with names and without. When we categorise these early deaths as either their fate or blame them on lifestyles, never are we thinking that it can also happen to us in many ways. One such possible way we discuss in this article is the use of non-stick cookware and the possible health risks involved in using it.
Women love non-stick cookware because its surface makes cleanup easy and allows less use of oil and butter. The sales figures of 2006, according to industry numbers, says that pots and pans with Teflon coating constituted 90% of all aluminium cookware then sold. Despite its advantages, this non-stick cookware has come under fire in recent years over concerns about toxic Non-stick cookware can be injurious to health chemical emissions. Dozens of reports and studies from both industry and outside sources have turned up conflicting conclusions. But, we need to know the real truth about the safety side of using non-stick pots and pans.
(Read the full article in the December issue of Safety Messenger Magazine)