Carrot Juicer

One of the most popular and healthiest vegetables to get juice from is the carrot. Carrots provide a host of minerals and vitamins including Vitamins A and B, sodium, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, sulfur and chlorine. Not only are carrots an excellent addition to your daily diet, they are a very sweet vegetable as well and go a long way in curing a sweet tooth. A carrot juicer is basically a vegetable juicer, made like a blender that grates and presses the carrots from a raw state into juice that maintains all the healthy properties of the carrots.

It typically takes about eight medium sized carrots to make eight ounces of carrot juice. This one eight ounce glass contains more than 50,000 units of beta carotene. Although carrot juice itself is naturally fairly sweet, many people enjoy pairing it with other fruit or vegetable juices in order to make a variety of tasty drinks. Depending on the carrot juicer that you choose, you may be able to mix the fruits and vegetables with the carrots while juicing to ensure that the flavors are well blended. Carrot juicers make it much easier to ensure that you and your family receive healthy and nutritious foods each and every day. Carrot juice is an excellent choice for snacks and there are a wide variety of recipes available today that include carrot juice as well as juice from other fruits and vegetables.

When choosing a carrot juicer, there are a few things that you should keep in mind. You want to be certain that the juicer you purchase is easy to clean. Most people will simply get discouraged with a device that takes too much time and effort to clean after they use it. You may decide that the healthy benefits of carrot juice are simply not worth the effort that it takes to clean your juicer when you are finished. If you choose a carrot juicer that comes apart easily and preferably one that is dishwasher safe, you are much more apt to use it and to enjoy the healthy benefits of carrot juice.

Another factor to consider is how fast the machine can provide juice. You do not want to have to spend hours in the kitchen making carrot juice. Check the specifications on the models that you are considering purchasing and see how long it takes to make an eight ounce glass of carrot juice. It should not take more than just a few seconds to juice enough carrots for an eight ounce glass. The size of the juicer is also a factor to consider. If you live alone then you certainly will not need a large juicer. If however, you have a large family or are planning to use the carrot juicer commercially, then you may want to look at larger models that provide more juice in a shorter period of time.

Finally, you will need to consider the price range of carrot juicers. Determine your budget and what you can comfortably spend on the juicer. Once you have an idea of what you can afford you can begin to look at models in your specific price range. You will find that carrot juicers come in a wide variety of prices just as they come in a wide variety of brand names and styles. Be certain that you choose one that meets all of your juicing needs as well as your budget needs. You will also want to check to see if a manufacturer’s warranty is included. Anytime that you purchase electrical devices it is a good idea to check for a warranty just in case you have a problem with the device shortly after your purchase.

This Carrot Juicer Review is Written/Updated on Jan 5th, 2011 and filed under Kitchen Appliances. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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