Citrus Juicers

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 ways.

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.