The need to eat to survive led to the establishment of the kitchen which the part of the house where meals are cooked. For a kitchen to be fully equipped, a number of equipment would be needed including a cookware. There are different types of cookware of which the most common, is the ceramic cookware. The ceramic cookware was first developed in the 1940s and was widely accepted due to its non-sticky nature. This makes it easier to clean and requires less oil for cooking with it. Perhaps, you probably is still wondering how safe is using a ceramic glassware in your house. A number of reasons why the ceramic cookware is safe is considered below.
A lot of medical problems arise from the use of excess oil or constant intake of oil. It is thus proven that the lesser oil you take, the healthier you will be, especially when you also ensure that you consume just the recommended daily consumption. Ceramics cookware helps you to easily achieve that since it does not stick. You would thus not need to put as much oil in the food like when you are cooking with other types of cookware that can stick. When you consume a lot of oil, it leads to inflammation and excess production of fatty tissues. These excess fatty tissues when continuously stored under the skin leads to obesity.
Ceramic cookware generally cooks food evenly. The advantage of this is that the whole food cooks at exactly the same time. There is thus very little to no probability of cooking and by the time you serve, some parts are over cooked while others are not well cooked. When most food are overcooked, especially vegetable, it leads to loss of necessary nutrients, needed in the body. This could have attendant effects on the consumer who might fall ill due to lack of needed nutrients. On the other hand, when a food is not well cooked, it could lead to digestion problems and constipation. Consistent eating of foods that are not well cooked could lead to appendicitis which would require a surgical procedure to remove it. Ensuring that your food is well cooked is thus very important as this will help you to stay healthy.
Ceramic cookware does not contain aluminum which has heavy metals. The presence of heavy metals in aluminum has made it not to be a good option for cooking. It is possible for heavy metals to enter into the food you are using the aluminum cookware to cook. When this happens, the heavy metals find their ways into your body while you are eating. Once aluminum gets into your body in a substantial quantity, you could get ailments such as Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Ceramic cookware however does not contain this and thus eliminates the possibility of heavy metals entering your food by cooking with it.
Copper cookware is being used by a lot of people due to its ability to efficiently conduct heat. Using cookware with copper could however lead to the release of nickel (which is another heavy metal that is toxic) into your system. There are also individuals who are allergic to copper. You however do not need to worry about this if you are using ceramic cookware as it does not contain copper.
Using ceramic cookware while safe is not completely risk free. Taking a few precautions could however remove those risks. First of all, try to avoid buying ceramic cookware that is coated with PFOA. If you must however purchase a ceramic cookware that contains PFOA, then you should do away from using metal utensils. You could instead use plastic and non-scratch wooden kitchen utensils with it. This is because when you use metal utensils, the metal utensils could scratch the ceramic cookware, making it risky.
You should also not use hard sponge or metal scourers on ceramic cookware. Using these items would result in the scratching of the ceramic cookware. Endeavor to always wash and dry your ceramic cookware properly before you store. Also ensure that you do not allow them to have direct contact and scratch in the process of storing. Finally, when you notice any scratch on your ceramic cookware, you should dispose of it.