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Teflon Found in Drinking Water in 27 States

A new study issued by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found chemicals used in the manufacture of Teflon in the drinking water of 27 American states (list found here). The report indicates that 9…


Are You Eating Hidden PFASs? Why You Need to Stop ASAP.

PFASs are probably one of the nastiest toxic substances you've never heard of—but might be ingesting trace amounts almost every day. PFASs stands for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances. They're an…


Dangers of Cookware, Safe Alternatives

I remember the first time I cooked eggs in a Teflon skillet, without a lick of butter those eggs slipped and scooted all around the pan like kids on sleds. Non-stick cookware promised an easy clean-up…


The Safest Cookware

The article I published on Care2 on Monday, 2 Cookware Materials to Avoid, generated a number of comments asking for advice about safer cookware alternatives. On reading these I decided to tell you a…


Top 11 Swaps to Detox your Kitchen

Ease your mind about the health of your kitchen by swapping out these 11 everyday kitchen products and replacing them with safer alternatives. Many of the products I suggest you remove affect your cen…


Getting Unstuck: Trashing your Teflon

As far back as I could remember, Teflon (AKA non-stick cookware) seemed too good to be true, and my lasting associations with the non-stick mythos were always tinged with cynicism (anyone remember the…


Non-Stick Cookware: Easy Greening

When my family adopted an abandoned cockatiel we took a crash course in bird care and stumbled on a startling fact—fumes from overheated nonstick cookware are lethal for birds. We now had our very own…


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