Why is aluminum cookware bad and which is a truly healthy alternative?

Aluminum is a great conductor of heat, and this is probably why manufacturers started making cookware from this reactive metal in the first place. They hardly considered the interaction of aluminum with acids, bases, halogens, and water in the presence of oxygen (learn more here). In fact, this is exactly what happens when you cook in cookware containing aluminum – it reacts to food and forms toxic compounds. Keep reading to learn more about its dangers and different cookware that claim to control aluminum interaction yet pose these dangers anyway. Then discover what cookware eliminates aluminum entirely and all its related risks.

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Why is a pressure cooker so popular and which one is the best?

There are many benefits of using a pressure cooker that make it so popular. They cook faster, consume less energy and most recipes are easier in a pressure cooker once you are familiar with their cooking duration, amount of water required, etc. Let us take an in-depth look into these, and more advantages of a pressure cooker.

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Your search for non-toxic cookware ends here

The medical definition of toxicity defines it as the degree to which a substance (a toxin or poison) can harm humans or animals. Chronic toxicity is the ability of a substance or mixture of substances to cause harmful effects over an extended period, usually upon repeated or continuous exposure, sometimes lasting for the entire life of the exposed organism. Does exposure of your food to toxic cookware qualify for chronic toxicity?

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Use the best slow cooker for healthy springtime soups and make them hearty enough for a meal

Soups are one of the most nutritious and healthy recipes to try in a slow cooker. If you are planning to make soups that are hearty enough for a meal during the spring, you need the best slow cooker. Keep reading to know which one it is and what recipes to start with.

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Why MEC chooses only primary clay to create their safe and healthy kitchenware

Using non-toxic kitchenware is as important as choosing the healthiest ingredients to cook the safest food for your family. This is because food is a biochemical entity and kitchenware comes in contact with it while cooking and serving. At cooking temperature, any toxic kitchenware can leach and react to nutrients in food and contaminate it. Therefore, MEC refrains from using conventional materials (like metals or ceramics) in any of their products and sticks to lab tested all-natural primary clay. How does MEC make their safe and healthy kitchenware from primary clay? Keep reading to learn more.

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Cook your favorite healthy stir-fry dishes in the Best Dutch Oven

Delicious flavors, fluffy grains, and crispy colorful vegetables – how much more could you want in a stir fry? You can get all these in most of your dishes following one way or another but how healthy your dish is, makes all the difference.

When it comes to stir-frying in a healthy way, the first thing that comes to mind is using healthy oils and in less quantity. And for that, you need a non-stick cookware because it requires less greasing to cook without food sticking to the base. But have you thought about cooking non-toxic and retaining nutrients? Don’t blame yourself if you haven’t because the marketing campaigns by metal cookware brands make sure you focus only on the appearance and non-stick features. And this is all they can offer. Why? Keep reading to find out.

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Healthiest cookware for cooking baby food

Eating nutrient-rich food is a necessity for all of us but it is of greater significance among babies. As children grow, their brains, cells and vital organs continue to develop and grow with them. Poor diet at any age can hamper their ability to learn and process information, and negatively affect muscle development and growth. Therefore, they need a consistent and dependable supply of healthy foods and a balanced diet.

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What is truly green cookware and what’s behind the label?

What comes to your mind when you see a cookware label that says “Green”? You might believe the product you are buying is good for the planet. It is fully biodegradable, non-polluting to the environment and safe for cooking. But the reality is that some cookware marketed “Green” and non-toxic contain at least 5 toxins. These toxins cause serious health problems, but most people buy them depending on the label. Keep reading to find out more about such cookware.

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Best Dutch Oven for Healthy One Pot Meals

One pot meals are quite popular these days as they save time, dishwashing, and are more convenient. While looking for the best Dutch oven for your one pot meal, choose the one that can cook in the healthiest way possible.

Dutch oven is a workhorse in the kitchen for it can single-handedly take care of different types of recipes, is sturdy and versatile. What determines the health value of food cooking in it is the raw material, glazes or coatings used in the making. Although, you can easily find Dutch ovens made from metals or ceramics in the market and they might look great, there are certain underlying issues.

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How MEC cookware can take slow cooking to the next level – Healthier and Faster

Slow cooking is quite popular because of the convenience of not having to babysit your food. You can add all ingredients to your crockpot, turn it on and let it cook for the next 6-8 hours or so, only to find your food ready to serve when you come back from work. This may sound like a great way to cook delicious slow cooked meals, but it comes at a huge cost to your health. Keep reading to know why.

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