Toxic Household Products That Are Still Being Sold

Non-Stick Pots And Pans Contain PFOA

Non-stick pots and pans were made to help speed up the cleaning process in the kitchen, but these cooking tools aren’t the healthiest.

non-stick pot with vegetables and potatoes on a stove
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Most of these non-stick pots and pans are made with PFOA. According to Environmental Health Perspectives, PFOA is linked to weight gain, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and ovarian, kidney, and prostate cancers.