I was just wondering what kind of juicers you all have? I really want to buy a good juicer for juicing greens and some fruit. I did have a champion juicer...I dropped it and the switch to turn it on and off broke...so I threw it out. I also have a juiceman juicer, but it's a horrible, horrible juicer.
What do you guys think about juicing? Are green smoothies better? I have a Vitamix, but the only greens I ever seem to use is spinach. I have heard that spinach can be bad for you because it messes with your thyroid. Is this true?
Does anyone here have a Greenstar or a Twin Health juicer? Or any twin gear juicer? I want to try the 92 day juice feast that Angela Stokes did. Does anyone know what kind of fruits and vegetables she used?
Thanks so much!
I have an Omega and a Champion. I tend to use the Omega more because it is alot easier to clean. Now I am getting more into green smoothies which I use an Oster blender for. But I do both.
i have a champion and cleaning it is no fun at all
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I bought a Breville Juice Fountain. I think the brand is Australian (?). I've really loved it so far. It has a HUGE pulp container, and it's centrifugal, yet gets all the juice out--the carrot pulp is always dry and fluffy. :)
I got it at Bed Bath and Beyond, a store I don't really frequent, but I bought it using a 20% off coupon and got a great deal.
hey, send me the champion and i will buy a switch for it for 10 bucks. Anyway, I have one and I think cleaning it is no biggie, especially ifyou do it right away. I just run water over the parts. I actually heard Greenstars are harder to clean, but they juice greens better.
No scientific data on juicing vs. smoothie that I draw on. But I think juicing gets the nutrients in your system faster (easier assimliation for the body) but smoothies have more food stuffs in them and in the long run have more to offer. (I really don't know what I am talking about, but it sounds good)
Originally Posted by dustandbreath
Both juicing and smoothies are great for you. I find smoothies help me better right now because I am only 3 days old into 100% raw and they fill me up more. Sometimes just juice makes me more hungry and I like the extra fiber I get from the smoothies. After I get a better hold on this I will probably do more juicing again.
What model of Breville juice fountain do you have? I just found out a store here carries them and they have two models, one is $169 something and the other is like $300.00.
thanks for your replies. i just received my greenstar 2000 yesterday. i bought it for a total of $345 w/ the extra fruit knob. does this sound like a good price or did i pay too much?
also, the whole machine looks so intimidating. i'm scared to take it apart and put it together. it came already put together, but i do wanna wash the parts before i juice. hopefully i'll get the hang of it soon.
has anyone tried angela stokes 92 day juice feast? i'd like your feedback on how it went/is going. thanks!
Hi, escucharla! :)
That is a much better price for that model of green star juicer than I am able to find, so I would have to say that it sounds like a very good price.
I haven't tried the juice feast, but am definitely considering it. It's fascinating.
where did you get your greenstar?
That's a great price for greenstar 2000. I am shopping for one right now. Would you mind sharing where you got it?
I got my juicer on http://www.vitalityplus1.com but it is actually costs more money. It actually costs $364.99 without the extra soft fruit knob. But, you can price match on their website. 2 Life Health Products was offering a Greenstar 2000 Juicer for $355.00 with a free soft fruit knob. Both companies offer $10.00 off the best price of a competitor. But since 2 Life Health Products had the cheapest price, I price matched with Vitality Price 1.
*If you pay by check it is $10.00 off, but if you pay by credit card it is only $5.00 off. I paid by check, but you must order over the phone. The man that works there is really nice--his name is Bryon. The number is 1-888-473-2141.
Hope this helps. I am really impressed by my juicer. Many people complain about cleaning the juicer, but I have had a Champion juicer, and it is about the same, but with a little more parts. If you have anymore questions feel free to ask!
I have the old hippocrates juicer and I find it works great! Cleaning it is a bit of a bi&^h but I really can't complain. I make awesome ice creams with it and its great for chopping up soaked nuts into a 'flour'.
Hi escucharla and all. I see now you did pick one :-). About how long does it take for you to clean the GS? My health is poor - and need something that's fairly easy to feed (mostly carrots) and clean. Thank you
Well.. Green star makes great juices.. I'm quite interested in getting the most out of the veggies and have studied some of dr. Norman Walkers litterature on the values of these exelent juices. his norwalk juicer seem to do the trick. thou kind of expensive. 2200 bucks. should be worth it? i'm also pondering the possibility of constructing an own press device with some hydrualic equipment.. to first mix the stuff, then put it in a bag they use for pressing the cheeses and then use a homebuilt press. always good to make new experiences in any case..
I have a hamilton beach juicer and it RAWKS!
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