Freshly squeezed juice – a storehouse of minerals, vitamins and nutrients for the human body. Packaged juices from stores are not comparable with freshly squeezed juice, both utility and price. Juicer Assistant needed if the home has small children, if you lead a healthy lifestyle and enjoy doing harvesting the winter. What could be better than a glass of freshly squeezed Frechet for breakfast? Of course, two glasses! How to choose the right model of such a huge number of proposals and that in the first place should pay attention to?
Juicers come in two types – for citrus and versatile. Used to extract juice from the fruit only citrus fruits: orange, lemon, mandarin, grapefruit, lime. Such juicers consist of motor vessel for collecting the juice and the conical nozzle. Easy to use and does not take up much space.
Power depending on the model ranges from 20 to 90 watts. The higher the speed, the faster you get the juice.
Standard size from 0.5 to 1.5 liters. Such a small capacity due to the fact that fruit juice retains its useful properties only 10 minutes after pressing, the juice should not be reserved in proc.
Spout juice bowl – should be sharp, so when pouring a glass of juice in the past does not shed, and another plus, if it is equipped with an additional strainer;
Container of juice – it should be marking scale (good for making cocktails);
Reverse mode (alternate nozzle rotation in opposite directions) – allows you to squeeze the fruit better and get a higher volume of juice;
Nozzles for different sized fruit – makes the best spin for a certain diameter of fruit, and even for some models is a function of adjusting the pulp in the juice, which are regulated by the slots in the tip to reduce or increase the amount of pulp that gets into the juice;
b – in some models this function is presented, which is using the lever holding the fetus during the spin cycle. Since it is much more convenient and safer, although the price is immediately increased by 1.5-2 times.
They are used for fruits, vegetables and berries. They have a more complex structure, the size of more citrus juicers and take up more space in the kitchen. Choose the configuration in the first place dimensions juicer, because you may simply not have the space for a large combine. It is worth remembering that getting pitted and rough handling can cause damage to the emergency room. Before use, carefully read the instructions!
Universal juicers are divided into two types: with conical and cylindrical cage.
With cylindrical – produce a greater volume of juice, but there is no function garbage cake and pulp, which in turn makes them very comfortable to use, after a couple of glasses of juice, cake must be deleted manually.
In a juicer with a conical cage – is a function of the garbage cake and pulp into a container, this option is certainly more convenient because at any time, the container can be cleaned and washed, but the amount of juice obtained by squeezing is considerably reduced.
It is worth before buying to decide what will be more important selection criterion: the number of the resulting juice or ease of use.
Power: 170 to 1200 W, the higher the power, the faster the device to cope with the task.
Volume from 0.2 to 1.5 liters (you can squeeze and 10 liters, but it should be remembered that it is not necessary to overload the processor, to give time to rest).
Pay attention to the speed limit, some models do not have it at all. The speed limit is needed for processing at a lower speed for more than soft fruits and vegetables, and thus at a higher power – more solid. The instructions should be clearly spelled out for what fruits and vegetables are high-speed modes.
Also in the universal juicer divided by type load of fruit and vegetables: fruit where you can lay completely clearing his or large pieces (pumpkin, beet) and the second type – where you need to pre-cut fruit.
In our time in the production of quality juicers use stainless steel (will not rust and will last a long time), strainer should also be made of stainless steel.
Ease of disassembly – how much easy and convenient to disassemble, wash and, if necessary to hide the juicer and all of its elements;
Juice container – it should be marking scale (good for making cocktails);
Spin speed – optimum speed 8,000 – 12,000 rpm;
Holes in strainer – the thinner, the less gets into the pulp juice; Penootsekatel – designed for the removal of juice foam formed during the spin cycle that produces clean and clear juice.
Direct supply of juice – can be useful if you want to pour the juice into the glasses at once, without using a special container to collect the juice, and have fewer dishes to wash, although the juice is foaming;
Power cord – make sure that the cord is a suitable length and would get to the nearest electrical outlet;
Metal body – the more expensive models are equipped with them, such a device more rugged and durable than plastic.
Accessories – would be better if a lot of different accessories, pusher for fruit floats and brush for cleaning screens and juicers;
Security measures – rubber legs to secure the processor on the table and absorb vibration during operation. Also harvester should not be included, if assembled incorrectly and should be turned off in case of overheating.
Summing it up
Selecting juicers can easily be turned into a creative process, to determine the place in the kitchen, pick up the color and shape of the combine, even in a forced purchases can have fun. Choose from a certain price range model that you like best in performance and it is desirable to read the reviews about them, it will help you make the right choice, also advised to take years of proven technology products and not compromise on quality.