Posts Tagged ‘Teflon’

19 Jul
2018

Healthy Food Options to Avoid Harmful Chemicals and Risks

Posted by Norman F, July 19th, 2018

Last Update: 9/4/2018

organic oranges

Is this Okay to Eat?

Every year it seems that a new study comes up telling us that another popular food is unhealthy or causes cancer. The latest controversy in 2015 was over processed meats and the WHO declaring that bacon, hot dogs, etc cause colorectal cancer. It seems what is good this year, is bad the next.  Is Kale next?

Everyone knows about the major food groups, eating a balanced diet, and following USDA’s My Plate. Here are some healthy  food options that we have read about that help people avoid harmful chemicals.

Food Labeling

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11 Dec
2014

Green Pans and Green Pan Cookware for the Eco Friendly Kitchen

Posted by Norman F, December 11th, 2014

The Holidays are a big time for shopping. Make sure you by items that are eco friendly.

We are concerned about chemicals in our food, but another source of toxins is from the cookware that we use in our kitchens. It is important that we understand the different types of cookware and possible dangers. There has been significant media coverage on problems with different non-stick coatings off gassing, especially when subject to high heat.

A leading consumer magazine recently reviewed green pan cookware. Our eyes are always looking for highly rated green cookware. We have covered Teflon coatings on cookware in the past. EWG has plenty of information on Teflon dangers. Ski wax also contains PFOA.

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