What Kind of Juicer is Right for You?

Posted by Raymond McDowell on


 Wow! Are they kidding? For someone just getting into juicing, picking out a juicer could be confusing for sure!

The titles the beginner hears are tough to figure out what they mean. The new person hears Citrus Juicers, Centrifugal Juicers, Masticating Juicers, Triturating Juicers! What does all that mean? Then on top of that, he hears terms like "slow juicers" or "fast Juicers" as well.

Except maybe for the title Citrus Juicer, the rest does not describe very much about a new juicer. So, let's see if we can help out the "newbie" a little. First of all, I think the easiest title is "Citrus Juicer". It is the best juicer to use if your juicing is intended to be limited to juicing oranges, lemons, grapefruits, limes, etc. They do an excellent job juicing the above mentioned fruits. Also, they tend to be the least expensive to buy as they are the least complicated to manufacture.

The title "Centrifugal Juicer" is for those juicers that spin at high speeds and cut the produce quickly and spin the juice out of them. They are also known as 'fast juicers' as they not only spin quickly, but also produce juice quickly. They are a bit more expensive, but also handle a bigger variety of produce. They juice apples, carrots, celery, beets, and other similar vegetables very well. They also handle the fruits mentioned in the paragraph about citrus juicers quite well too. Some of the better models do juice some green leafy vegetables, bu that is not their 'strong suit'.

The "Masticating Juicer" is a juicer that is also known as a 'slow juicer'. They rotate very slowly and instead of spinning the juice out of the produce, they squeeze it out through stainless steel screens and do it very efficiently. The variety of produce they handle is increased - as is the cost, but you really get your moneys worth investing in these better machines. They are made more sturdy and more expensively and that is reflected in the cost. But they last much longer and stay in great shape for steady use much longer too. Also, they do a good job on green leafy vegetables and that sure gives the juicer  bigger choice of recipes to choose from.

The last type of juicer I will mention here is the "Triturating Juicer". It is really a masticating juicer, but instead of having one screw type auger to squeeze out the juices, it has two. The two augers do an excellent job on all kinds of produce - even dry wheatgrass - and really gives you the best juice product of all. They are quite expensive, but for the serious juicer, they are really worth the price. There is a saying that real true happiness will not come to a serious juicer - until he has a triturating juicer! I do not know if that is absolutely true or not, but once you see them do their thing, you could become a believer in that saying.

So, I do not know id this article helped you or not, but I hope so. It would be remiss of me if I did not point out that an excellent selection of each type of juicer is available to be purchased at a reasonable cost at "Juicers For Your Home" located at https://mlrsupply.com


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