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by 1005 · about 7 hours ago

I like the idea of cooking in glass (though it seems a little risky shatter-wise.) I can't seem to find many new borosilicate or quartz glass pans, they all seem to be the 70s era Pyrex flameware / corning glass. Are any of you cooking... (more)

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Alex 0 · November 14, 2013 at 1:16 AM

Ugh... I had a few pieces of that gawdawful Corning Visions cookware way back when. Food would stick to it like crazy, and it was a major bitch to clean.

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by 10 · about 7 hours ago

Looking to switch from plastic to glass food storage containers to avoid. Are all the brands the same?? Is there a safer brand or all they all pretty safe as far as chemicals and toxins?

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PilatesGatekeeper 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I just reuse old jars and bottles

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by 1448 · about 8 hours ago

I save all of the glass jars from any products I buy from the store, like sauces and almond butter..etc I usually wash them really well and run the m through the dishwasher and re-use them to store things like rendered duck fat, ghee or home made... (more)

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BoneBrothFast 0 · July 10, 2012 at 3:27 AM

Glass is one of the most inert materials we know of. Yes, you should reuse your glass containers.

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by 768 · about 8 hours ago

I was driving on a sunny afternoon when I starting wondering about this. My feeling is that glass may filter out key components of sunlight that would otherwise make it optimal for vitamin D production among other physiological effects. Perhaps... (more)

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MarkC 0 · May 26, 2012 at 6:40 PM

It's the UV light in sunlight that causes Vitamin D production. So, since glass filters (most) UV, then it hampers Vitamin D production. I can't imagine that subtracting UV from sunlight would make the rays harmful, when in fact it's the UV that... (more)

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by 20 · October 31, 2014 at 4:18 AM

Where can I find a food processor with a bowl made of glass or stainless steel, not plastic? I have searched for hours and could not find it.

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David_36 0 · July 06, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Loblaws sells a food processor with a glass bowl. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3tsfRdf9u8

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by 1186 · October 30, 2014 at 3:38 AM

I've been getting increasingly daring about going barefoot on trails and streets. Yesterday I took a long barefoot walk on some dirt trails in a city park, and though I saw some small glass shards here and there decided to keep going sans sandals.... (more)

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The_Blanket 0 · September 01, 2011 at 4:23 PM

Go for it--city or country. It took me nearly a year to gather the courage to go barefoot in NYC, and what helped put me over was a talk by Barefoot Ken Bob, then meeting Petur at MovNat, who goes everywhere barefoot in Iceland, as well as when... (more)

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by 213 · October 29, 2014 at 3:50 AM

Is lead ever used to make glass anymore? Should I avoid chinese made glassware? Is there porous and nonporous glass?

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by 4533 · October 28, 2014 at 3:09 AM

It is my understanding that glass blocks virtually all UVB rays, which are necessary for the production of vitamin d in the skin. Suppose you wanted to build a sunroom or solarium onto your house for use during colder weather months. Does anyone... (more)

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Karen 0 · February 05, 2011 at 8:30 PM

The second product on this page http://www.acrylite.net/product/acrylite/en/products/sheet/uv-transmitting-sheet/pages/default.aspx may meet your needs. "ACRYLITE?? OP-4 acrylic sheet offers superior resistance to chemical attack. ACRYLITE OP-4... (more)

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