I have a highly recommend the Green Star, it is the most efficient of all in terms of juice extracted and retained nutrition. I had a Breville which was about the worst in juce extracted and retained nutrition.
Originally Posted by Denise Nicole
dude no way , i thought you were in britanica .
harrisontownships my region , metro beach / terrace gardens /
sentimental lady saloon / genos surf / lakestclaire , etc .
if you ever need any info / best place to make any type purchase / etc let me know . like you mentioned juicer , well you wont find the better types in local stores . itll be the centrifugal 100 dollarish or less types . i myself knowing the territory and machines would buy a champion or omega off the internet . but around here if i had to buy ide go to a bedbathbeyond (13 mile and gratiots near) and buy their waring stainless steel centrifugal type at around 60 but discounted with the %20 percent off coupon they mail out to everyone around here . they also have a solid built centrifugal breville at around 150 . but my choice before juicer would be to get a good/decent blender to juice with . and around here my first option is at sears store , one at lakeside mall is suggested , where they sell a decent strength 750 watt ' kenmore elite ' model for around 75 , but here over the holidays itll for sure go down in one sale or another to 60ish . its decent made and 750's decent power compared to regular ones . but heres the kicker = at $60 you also get a 5 YEAR WARRANTY , and sears is great with their refund policy and take things back no hassle . so for 60 youve a blender guaranteed for 5 years .
but i dont know your outlook on juicing , and admittedly that 750 watt blender isnt gonna liquidize produce like a 1500watt blendtec etc .
well avoid hall road rush hour + if you dont have and are staying get some kinda boat because lake st claires the best asset of this region , can escape the crowds just minutes from home . strawberry island / gull island (party area for many ) / st claire flats / little and big muskamoot bays are thee places to be all summer . the coolest people are out on the water .
and as a good basic veiw ide perceive the spoken of lakeside mall on hall road area as a central point . north and west of there are alot of good options for everything , cleaner / newer sections of town . best hospital is st joes west on 19 mile off garfield , by lake side mall . its new and clean . oh another close to you central shopping area is off I 94 expressway out at 23 mile and gratiot . it has every type store there . but the lakeside area and north of on streets like hayes where the mentioned new randazos is is the area , just that traffic has to be taken into account .
welcome to michigamee , native american for big waters .
oh and if go gambling go over to canada in windsor to the caesars palace casino . and for concerts its the palace of auburn hills , out past lakeside area .
You can't go wrong with the Omega 8005. I have one and love it. (I've had mine for almost 2 years.)
I would like to add that there is no such thing as the perfect juicer. They all have their advantages. (I've read a LOT of reviews on various sites!
The Green Star seems to be the Mercedes of juicers, although it costs twice as much as an Omega. Some people have also commented on the fact that a little elbow grease is required to push hard vegetables through and that soft fruits can clog the screen. (I've found this happens sometimes with the Omega, too- It's quite easy to take it apart to clean it befor continuingh, though. Also, if it's apples that I'm juicing, I use firmer apples such as Granny Smith to help alleviate this problem.) I've consistently read that the quality of juice is the best with a Green Star and that the juice lasts longer.
The Breville is FAST, although some have commented that it doesn't juice as much out of the produce. I have heard a lot of good things about the Breville, however, and may even save up for one at some point as it is so quick to juice. (For those with little time or patience!) I don't know that it does as good with greens, although it helps if you roll them into a ball before juicing.
Some people prefer to have a juicer devoted exclusively to juicing citrus. Breville has one of these that I've read good things about also.
I suppose ANY juice is better than no juicer. However, I know you'll be happy with your Omega. It's a versatile, quality juicer that should last you a LONG time. (I believe it has an 8 year warranty, too.)
Anyway, may you have good health and much happiness using your new juicer... They are a lot of fun to use!
I use my vitamix for most of my juicing. I have an Omega, but I feel sort of "eh" about it. Capacity seems really low and too much juice is left in the hopper for my taste. Probably should have went with the Champion, since everyone seems to love their Champion.
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Originally Posted by Denise Nicole
i believe in life smart your refering to the place in the mentioned lakesidemall/hall road area (there may be other outlets too) , if so im not a fan of the place . not for their herbs/products or for their foods/deli .
and the low traffic problem shall be found with all health type eateries in this area because as youve no doubt noticed this is the fast food capital of the entire universe , and im not kidding either . people around here are on totally s.a.d. omnivorious cooked junk diets and thats it . and since going vegan 15 years ago i quit going to restraunts and paying attention to what people say about them so im not a good source . but ide ask your daily contacts / friends the best regular chain type sit down restraunts with good salads / salad bars and opt for them for the freshness factor . its def your best shot if out eating . and that lakeside / hall road area has heavily trafficed franchise type restraunts thatll for sure have the freshest salads .
being in harrisontownship my move would always be get on I 94 out to hall road and head west towards lakeside to get into all the restraunt options .
i'll ask my friends the best places and post them here .
well redwings are on so im outta here ;) , yes wings are huge here !!!
Last edited by michigan roman; 12-06-2008 at 07:19 PM.
a friend just told me the RUBY TUESDAYS chain of restraunts has good salad bars . and i always hear people going to OLIVE GARDENS restraunts around here .
I'm surpised that so few have mentioned the Green Star. I'm on day 68 of a juice feast and my Green Star (Life, Power) has performed flawlessly.
Last edited by Alwaystriving; 12-07-2008 at 09:02 PM.
Are you still using your Vita-Mix? I have had one for awhile and never thought about juicing with it...just smoothies with a milk and fruit base.
Originally Posted by SimplyRawesome
I am just starting with the whole raw lifestyle and after trying Champion (did not like at all because of too much heating) I got the Green Star and I'm sooo glad. I love it!
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