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Juiceproducer's guide to buying a juicer

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BUYING A JUICER WHY JUICE? THE 15 MINUTE NUTRIENT EXPRESS Many of us have impaired digestion which reduces our body's ability to absorb nutrients from vegetables. Fresh juices go directly into your bloodstream and are therefore considered a 15 minute nutrient express to health. Unfortunately store bought juices contain virtually no nutrients due to the pasteurisation process. ENJOY A WIDE VARIETY Many of us eat the same vegetables and fruits every day or worse, don't even eat any on a regular basis! With juicing, you can enjoy a wide variety of vegetables that you don't enjoy eating whole. Juicing is also the perfect way to consume the recommended daily serving of vegetables. INCREDIBLE HEALTH BENEFITS After regularly consuming freshly pressed vegetable juices, which are highly alkalising, you will experience improved energy levels, digestion and mental clarity, clearer skin and an overall sense of wellbeing. Did you know that 95% of the vitamins and enzymes our bodies need are found in the juice of raw fruits and vegetables? CHOOSING A JUICER Selecting the right juicer can be a daunting task. This infographic will highlight certain aspects you should consider when selecting a juicer. TYPES OF JUICERS CENTRIFUGAL JUICERS Centrifugal juicers are commonly available in retail outlets and are the cheapest type to purchase. These machines initially extract juice by pulverizing fruit and vegetables against a round cutting blade that spins very quickly against a metal strainer. • PROS• i• CONS • • Not well-suited to juicing leafy greens, • Fast juicing time. • Cheaper to purchase. • Easy to use. • Reduces food preparation time as many accept larger fruit and vegetable pieces. grasses, sprouts and herbs. • Yields less juice (produces a wet pulp). • Reduced juice quality due to fast spinning blades producing heat that destroy beneficial enzymes. |• Higher juice separation and foaming. |• Noisy because of the grinding and cutting action. COLD PRESS JUICERS These machines operate via a masticating (chewing) or cold press method to produce a superior juice to their centrifugal counterparts. In contrast to the rough extraction and high speeds of centrifugal juicers, cold press juicers operate at lower speeds and gently compress fruit and vegetables to 'squeeze' out their juice. PROS• i • CONS • • Higher initial cost. • Longer food preparation, as smaller food pieces are required • Well-suited to juicing leafy greens, grasses, sprouts and herbs. • Higher juice yield. • Juice lasts longer with enzyme integrity keeping for up to 72 hours. • Lower speeds means less heat is generated, preserving more nutrients and enzymes. • Minimal juice separation and foaming. • Some models offer other food. for their narrow chutes. • Slightly higher pulp in juice. processing functions, such as being able to make nut milk, nut butter, sorbet, pasta and ice cream. • Pressing action is quiet. WHAT SHOULDILOOK FOR IN A JUICER? Able to easily juice all greens, Cold pressed, to produce a superior juice Low speed (rpm), Good to juice fruits, including to minimise herbs and soft varieties oxidation and grasses (with a high yield) produce a longer lasting juice Able to make Affordable Easy to clean Low noise! nut milks REFERENCES • http://www.statista.com/statistics/283970/fruit-juice-consumption-in-the-united-kingdom-uk/ • http://www.ibisworld.co.uk/market-research/juice-smoothie-bars.html • http://www.marketresearchworld.net/content/view/484/ • https://www.agra-net.net/agra/foodnews/beverages/fruit-juic- es/growth-will-return-to-global-fruit-juice-industry-453917.htm • http://www.livinggreensjuice.com/Benefits-of-Juicing-s/1824.htm • http://foodmatters.tv/juicer-buying-guide Juice PRODUCER HE

Juiceproducer's guide to buying a juicer

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For experienced juicers, or beginners alike. We have put together a graphical guide to buying a juicer - and hope that you can 'extract' something useful.

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