Juicer comparisons in this article will
help you chose the correct juicer for you and your needs. There are many
factors to consider when comparing juicers to purchase.
Here are a few questions to keep in mind
when selecting your juicer:
- How easy is it to clean?
- How noisy is it?
- What is its juicing speed?
- What types of produce will you be using?
Now that you have answered those questions, we
need to figure out what type you need.
This is an affordable juicer and does not
have a lot of moving parts. That makes it easy to operate and relatively
easy to clean.
The way it works is by using a shredder
(disc shaped), then spins out the juice and a filtered basket catches the
remnants of the produce, i.e. pulp. This type of juicer is made so a large
variety of fruits and vegetables can be juiced.
The Citrus juicer
This is also an affordable juicer. It works
like the centrifugal juicer, but, as the name says, is specialized for
citrus. The strainer baskets catch the pulp.
Some of the little more expensive citrus
juicers have the ability to further juice the pulp. This feature is called
“centrifugal”. Some people have complained that the pulp strainers are
difficult to clean. Check your model.
This juicer produces less foam. The results
are often thicker, making it a good juicer to make baby food, sauces, ice
creams or sorbets.
It works by first grating the produce, then
it masticates it and finally juices it. You can determine whether you want
a fine or coarse output.
This type is very versatile but a little
higher priced than the above mentioned. It can also make homogenized
The Wheatgrass juicer
There is the manual juicer in which you
feed the wheatgrass in and hand crank the juicer. The electric types have
a large channel to allow for the accommodation of leafy produce.
This juicer can be used for other produce
but the quality may not be as good as the other juicers. It is specialized
for leafy produce.