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Hurom Slow Juicers: Slowly Does It

Hurom Slow JuicersHurom Slow Juicers are ever sooo s-l-o-w – and that’s a good thing for two reasons. First of all, the resulting juice is much healthier for you because at 80RPMs, the cellular structure of your fruit and vegetables does not get disrupted as would happen with traditional high-speed juicers which typically use anywhere from 1,000 to 24,000 RPMs.

The slow RPM of these masticating juicers eliminates separation and more importantly oxidation, for a healthier and fresh tasting juice. All that while remaining “blessedly quiet”!

And if you think for a minute that you will have to wait longer to get your glass of juice, you’re in for a surprise. A Hurom slow juicer not only juices faster than most traditional juicers, with a yield as much as 35% higher – and much drier pulp!

Hurom Slow Juicer Advantages

Hurom HP Slow JuicerHigh-speed juicers often expel food before extracting the juice. Not Hurom slow masticating juicers, for the simple reason that these slow juicers use a dual stage juicing process. First they extract juice by crushing the ingredients, then the pulp gets pressed before it is ejected.

The masticating and pressing actions break up more phytonutrients, resulting in a richer colored juice while retaining more minerals, enzymes and vitamins (42.7% more Vitamin C + 60.7% more Vitamin A) than traditional high-speed juicers.

These compact juicers are also vertical, leaving a small footprint on your kitchen countertop. Measuring 9-3/4”L x 6-3/4” W, it does not take up much space, though you may want to check whether its 15-3/4” height will fit under your cabinets.

With a 10-year warranty on the motor and 2-year on parts, this slow juicer certainly packs a punch and comes highly recommended if you’re in the market for healthy juicing. Oh, and it also has two international awards to its name!

Hurom juicers can process a wide range of fruit, vegetables, leafy greens, and even wheatgrass, nuts and soy beans – making them highly versatile and as a result some of the best masticating juicers on the market.

Making different juices at once is also seamless, as the Hurom is also self-cleaning: just pour water into the bowl while operating the machine. That allows you to keep juicing for up to 30 minutes without stopping, even when making different juices!

A Few Tips for Smooth Operation

Green juicing with Hurom juicersOne customer complained of a problem with greens getting wrapped around the screw but resolved the issue by tearing up some of the larger greens before feeding them into the HU-100 slow juicer. Another solution is to alternate between stringy and more watery veggies like cucumber. Comments from enthusiastic proponents of the Hurom range from it being a ‘fast juicer’, ‘super easy to clean’, ‘fun and easy to use’ to simple surrender ‘I love it’.

If a masticating juicer is not for you after all, a slow press juicer might give you all you’re looking for.

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