Weekend Shopper: Guide to buying a fruit and vegetable juicer

04/14/2012

Black & Decker Juice Extractor          Hamilton Beach Big Mouth         Breville Juice Fountain

Most bandwagons are just, well, bandwagons. But it’s really tough to deny the benefits of juicing. I’m on the green smoothie train, but I’d like to dip my toe in the juicing waters. I don’t mind investing in a fab juicer if it will serve me and my family well, but it’s been challenging to find a juicer that’s just right—I’ve narrowed it down to the three models above. Whether you need something tough enough to handle wheatgrass, or simply want a basic citrus model, this guide makes it easier to navigate the wide sea of juicers that are out there for the taking.

guide to buying juicers

Looking for more info and recipes on juicing? Check out Juices 101. Still not convinced? Watch this inspirational vid about a 70-year old juicer who easily looks 20 years younger.

Are you juicing? What benefits have you seen?