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Teflon
Teflon nonstick cookware is easy to clean, but it could be carcinogenic.
Teflon nonstick cookware is easy to clean, but it could be carcinogenic.
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Teflon nonstick cookware makes clean up in the kitchen much more enjoyable, but Teflon comes with a price. It is considered a likely carcinogen, and it does not biodegrade. Choose other products like stainless steel or ceramic pots.


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