What is the best wheatgrass juicer out there?
Once youve decided to pursue wheatgrass to juice, the next step is to obtain the best wheat grass juicer to fit your needs.
With that in mind, lets look at some of the options.
First there is the choice of centrifugal or masticating juicers.
In terms of product, best wheatgrass juicers are the masticating types.
The centrifugal juicer cant extract as much juice and operates at a higher temperature, which helps to break down the nutrients you are extracting from the grass and leafy vegetables.
A centrifugal juicer will shred the vegetables or grass and the heat of the motor will partially cook the juice, trading some potential nutritional value and efficiency for convenience.
Next is the powered or manual choice. Powered juicers will normally run around $250, so most people will at least start with the manual, and arguably the best wheatgrass juicer is a manual in that it allows greater control over the output quantity and efficiency.
Given the high cost of vegetables, especially organically grown vegetables, it is important to get all possible value from them.
Best Wheatgrass Juicers
The Hurricane Stainless Steel Manual Wheatgrass Juicer is intended as an entry-level juicer.
It is about $105 for this manually operated machine, and has a $60 trade in value, for those who decide that they do want to upgrade to a powered model.
The juicer does require work to operate, but is also reportedly very easy to clean due to the efficient design and stainless steel construction.
The relatively high cost for an entry-level machine keeps this from being the best wheatgrass juicer.
The Back to Basics Stainless Steel Manual Wheat Grass Juicer is a $78 countertop system.
It is a manually operated juicer with a five-year warranty, and claims to be the most popular hand crank wheat and barley grass juicer on the market.
The Healthy Juicer, a manual wheatgrass juicer, is arguably the best wheatgrass juicer on the market today.
This is a four pound, $45 dollar countertop machine. The box comes with instructions, an instructional DVD and some spare parts. It is reportedly easy to clean and the pulp is dry.
For a manual crank system, this is easy to use and can even be taken on camping trips or used during power outages. There are some unhappy reviews, but examination suggests these were users who felt no need to read the manual or watch the DVD to assemble and use the system.
It is almost always worth actually reading the product manual for any system of any type. There is a return policy, reducing the risk for any unhappy customers.
The low cost, low risk, ease of cleaning and capable system combines to make this the best option available.