9 Non-Toxic Cookware Brands for Safe and Healthy Home Cooking

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Non-stick pans have plenty of benefits -- including requiring less oil for a healthier finished meal -- but the Teflon that keeps foods from sticking has a controversial past, with experts going back and forth on whether or not it can be harmful to humans when heated.

Why take the risk? The nine brands here produce cookware lines without the toxic chemicals -- so your family can enjoy a safe, healthy meal.