Picking the right juicer is an investment, both financially and in counter space. There are several types of juicers to choose from, all varying in price and technique. The better the juicer, the more juice—and nutrients—you’ll get from each fruit or vegetable.
A new breed of juicer, the slow juicer has an upright design that operates similarly to a masticating juicer. Using less heat than a centrifugal juicer, the slow juicer has an auger or gear that crushes the food and presses out the juice. Slow juicers extract more nutrients and juice than masticating models and take up less counter space. They also do wheatgrass and can make nut milk.