The pots and pans that are currently being used to make all of our meals are stainless steel. Years ago I ditched all of my teflon cookware as I became aware of the dangers of non-stick Teflon. I have attached a list of links at the bottom of the blog if you are interested in reading up about it. I was unaware of any potential danger in other types of cookware. This chart by Dr. Mercola outlines the potential problems with cookware commonly used. So all I want for Christmas is ceramic cookware!
PFOA induced potential health hazards -- from your immune system to birthing activities
Is a reactive metal and suspected casual factor in Alzheimer's disease
Potential likelihood of metal leaching into your food and allergen issues
Due to the possibility of copper caused discomfort, recommended to never have direct contact with your food
If you are interested in the dangers of Teflon here are a few links to read. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2008/03/06/non-stick-cookware-continues-to-prove-its-toxicity.aspxhttp://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/4716.php