Why take the risk?
Nonstick pans have plenty of benefits — including requiring less oil for a healthier 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. A 2018 study also revealed that using nonstick cookware is linked to weight gain.
Why take the risk? The nine brands here produce cookware lines without the toxic chemicals so your family can enjoy a safe, healthy meal.
Editor's Note: This gallery has been updated since it was originally published in September 2015.