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Non-stick cookware, aluminum foils, utensils made of aluminum and plastic are common household products that are often used in cooking, But here comes the issue, cooking food in this utensils would affect your health as the harmful chemicals used to manufacture the utensils would melt and seep into food, putting your health at risk, caution health experts.

Hyderabad: Non-stick cookware, aluminum foils, utensils made of aluminum and plastic are common household products that are often used in cooking, But here comes the issue, cooking food in this utensils would affect your health as the harmful chemicals used to manufacture the utensils would melt and seep into food, putting your health at risk, caution health experts.

Whereas if you are approaching for traditional cookware made of clay or pottery kind of utensils, make sure it has contamination preventive coating as there is also a chance of contamination if cookware is made of unrefined clay and such contamination would cause infections inversely affects health," said Sujatha Stephen, nutritionist, Nutrilicios & Yashodha Hospitals.

"Health is very precious; we need to be very rigorous in every little thing of intake every day. Most of the scenarios we can see the aluminum foil is used to pack food and some brands use covers made of aluminum if not plastic. If we order food online, we would be get food delivered in plastic boxes or aluminum packs in maximum time. At the same time same with Non-stick cookware it has a coating of Polytetrafluroethylene (PTFE) which also harmful to health, I suggest to use utensils made of steal over any other cookwares" said Dr Suresh, Dietician, Omega Hospital.

The fact is that cooking in aluminum utensils affects health and is a leading cause of cancer and lung-related issues. "Every human body is not same and not builds with same energy, some might be comfortable with any material of cookware but some would be allergic with some materials cookware, not all can digest food cooked in certain utensils made of aluminum," warn the health experts. "We can observe in general, people are frequently affected by food poisoning, anemia, lack of iron in the body. This is happening all because of using the utensils made of chemicals which our body can't resist, there getting health related issues. We strongly suggest shifting from aluminum to iron or steel with iron-coated utensils can prevent you from deadly diseases," they add.

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