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It is best to keep meal preparation simple, cooking in non toxiclike glass, PFOA free non stick cook ware, or very good quality stainless steel. Cheap and scratched stainless steel should be discarded as it can leach nickel into food.
Cook with electricity rather than Gas appliances can be source of petrochemicals and carbon monoxide. They need to be properly flued and maintained. If dealing with neurotoxicity or MCS electrical appliances are most likely best.... More if you can. This is safer as it reduces your chance of high exposure to carbon monoxide, which is potentially lethal. At less lethal exposures it can cause fatigue and non specific symptoms.
People with high Smell sensitivity is most likely to occur when we are very exhausted and experience a high level of emotional stress. While this may not be the direct cause, managing exhaustion... More may find cooking with highly aromatic foods problematic, this may a sign of intolerance to food chemicals (salicylates, amines and glutamate). People who are particularly bothered by food smells may find it better to cook outside. Alternatives to BBQ’s for outside cooking include: portable electric hot plates, grills and turbo ovens.
Foods stored in plastic containers may become contaminated with chemicals – petrochemicals, endocrine disruptors like BPA. Germ contamination may also be a concerned in plastic containers that have a lot of scratches. It is best to store food in glass. If using plastic make sure it BPA free, and free of scratches.
Pyrex glass containers are good for food storage. Food can also be cooked in Pyrex and also frozen in Pyrex. When freezing food in glass, make sure to leave at least 2 cm of air at the top.