Juicers are normally not very expensive, you won’t really shell out as much on it as the more complicated food processor. When choosing a juicer, take into account the amount of juice you wish to make per batch because some juicer will be single serve while other can produce a bigger quantity. There are two broad types of juicers, one being the centrifugal juicer which crushes the fruit into pulp and then juices it up. The other type which is more recommended is the masticating juicer which “chews” the fruit or vegetable meat up and extracts the juice. To load up on fiber, you may want to add the pulpy bits back into your juice drink.
You should consume the juice that you made immediately after making it because the enzymes contained in the juice begin to reduce in number as it is exposed to air. Refrigeration helps to preserve this but it is still better to consume your juice fresh. You should be creative with the kinds of juices that you make, after all, what did you buy the machine for! Go crazy with combinations of fruits and vegetables—if you find them too sour or otherwise lacking in sweetness, use honey instead of table sugar for a healthier drink or use artificial sweeteners. If you’d rather have it cold, add some crushed ice to your drink or put it in a blender with some ice for a quick iced smoothie.
Here are some interesting combinations for your juices: