This Chemical Does Nothing, But It’s Still Bad For You

From MinuteEarth.

Check out the MinuteFood video on Teflon here:
PFAS – also known as the “forever chemicals” we use in all sorts of household products – are able to cause all sorts of health problems without ever really reacting with anything

To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords:
– PFAS: A class of man-made molecules consisting of a fully (per) or partly (poly) fluorinated carbon chain connected to different functional groups.
– Teflon: A type of PFAS – PTFE – used in making nonstick coating for cookware.
– Fatty Acid: A hydrocarbon chain terminating with a carboxylic acid group.
– Albumin: The main protein of human blood plasma.

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