No doubt it is a very challenging task to choose a chemical free and chronic cookware. Because it relates to the health issue of you and your family.
If you buy a cookware which contains unhealthy elements, that will emit toxic ingredients while you cook on it. As a result these metal particles will mix up with your food and will serious jeopardize your health.
So to find out which one is best you need to determine the pros and cons of cookware. If you find the pros more, then certainly it will be better choice for you.
Aluminium is one kind of thin metal, which can leach into food. If you cook acidic foods in these aluminium pans, it can change the real taste by releasing large amounts of particles.
Moreover, It relates to brain disorders and behavior abnormalities. By consuming too much aluminium can create disease into your liver, heart, bones and internal organs as well.
But experts are now using a a protective seal over it that can reduce these problems. It’s name is Anodized Aluminium.
Copper cookware coatings such as tin and nickel are not safe. It can be toxic and leach into your food. Too much copper is harmful and can generate disease in your health.
The coating can be removed after scrubbing and cleaning.Copper heats very quickly, but loses that just as fast.
This can be very useful for delicate proteins like sauces, fish and seafood, caramel and chocolate. As it is a soft metal, so it needs polishing and high maintenance.
Glass cookware is inexpensive and it doesn’t emit any unhealthy materials into food. It is non-reactive and 100% safe for microwave and dishwasher.
But never place the hot cookware on a cold surface, as it can crack or even break. It can be used on electric stove, but not on gas and induction stoves. Though it is not non-stick, but great for water based cooking.
Stainless Steel Cookware
Stainless steel is a healthy cookware, but it is not non-stick. You have to use oil, cooking spray or, butter to keep food from sticking.
The one of the positive side is that, these types of vessels don’t leek out toxic fumes which are harmful for health. It is heavy and durable, dishwasher and oven safe.
Also, it is non-reactive, resistant to chipping and very convenient. Though a best stainless steel product can be high price, but remember a quality material can last for a long time.
The ceramic coated cookware is undoubtedly the healthiest cookware we recommend and it is getting much popularity nowadays.
It has come to the cookware world for the negativity of Teflon cookware. Ceramic cookware doesn’t contain any toxic chemicals.
So it is completely safe for human and environment friendly as well. The ceramic pots and pans are super easy to clean. It also requires less oil to cook your food.
For buying oven friendly and dishwasher safe cookware, it is recommended to read the product description and make sure it states the same.
Always cook on low temperature, because it heats up so quickly and cooks your food so fast. So not needed to increase the temperature. Know the use of ceramic cookware.
To prevent scratch on the metal surface, avoid using shard edged tools. You can use silicon, nylon or, bamboo utensils for the durability of your pans.
Titanium cookware is durable, light-weight and doesn’t leach into your food. It is actually not pure titanium, you will find mixture of titanium and steel, aluminium or ceramic.
Though Titanium is completely safe, So it is better to check that other materials used for making the cookware don’t have any harmful elements.
However, Titanium cookware takes a while to heat up and you can use it on induction stoves (depends on types).