Originally Posted by Floridafan
The cooking surface is usually covered with some nonstick surface.
It is your choice not to believe that heavy metals cause problems in the human brain. When your in your seventies you might wish you had rethought that choice. Just sayin......
Why risk it?
Oh, and is the nonstick coating safe? There are people who are hysterical about that too.
I'm sure heavy metals do cause problems, just not in tiny doses. People used to paint their houses with lead and we didn't see the mass amounts of alzheimers and autism you're so worried about.