Theres nothing like the sweet tanginess of citrus juices for breakfast. Easier to use and clean then most fruit and vegetable juicers, could a citrus juicer be the answer for a quick morning juice fix?
Citrus Juicers vary from normal juicers in the fact that they are designed specifically
for juicing citrus fruits – oranges, grapefruits, limes and lemons. A citrus
juicer is not suitable for juicing other produce such as vegetables, wheatgrass
and non citrus fruit such as apples. Some fruit and vegetable juicers such as
the Magimix Le Duo have special
Citrus Press attachments enabling them to juice citrus fruits in two different
Citrus juice is probably the most commonly known and commonly drunk type of
juice. Millions of people drink Orange
juice and Grapefruit juice at breakfast time. It is no surprise that citrus
juice is a great help to the body’s morning detox cycle as it contains
high levels of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps boost the immune system and is a powerful
anti-oxidant. Citrus fruits also contain bioflavinoids which help the body to
absorb the vitamin C present in the juice.
Citrus juices can also benefit our health in other less publicised ways, for
instance oranges are rich in potassium which can help reduce blood pressure
and reduce the risk of strokes. The soluble fibre pectin is found in the pith
of citrus fruits, pectin can help reduce cholesterol levels.
A citrus juicer enables you to easily and quickly extract a greater amount
of juice than if juicing by hand. Citrus juicers tend to be easier to use than
fruit and vegetable juicers.
With a citrus juicer you can create your own citrus cocktails such as the ever
popular mix of orange and pink grapefruit juice.
Examples of citrus juicers include the Siemens
Porsche Citrus Press, at the higher end of the market the Remida citrus
juicers certainly look the part and are robust enough to be used in a commercial
environment. Commercial citrus juicer machines are available from companies
such as Zummex.