A big part of wellbeing and health is the ability for your gut to remain in balance with good bacteria to ward off health issues and maintain a healthy brain-gut connection.
But how do you stay super healthy on the inside without needing to consume more food or take supplements?
Juicing is a simple, tasty and convenient way to keep your gut health in check. Vitality 4 Life has a high quality premium range of juicers, fit for every individual need and budget.
In this article we will cover the benefits of juicing for your overall well being and gut health, the different styles of juicing and how you can best select the right juicer for your needs.
Why is gut health important?
Your gut is linked to your brain, communicating through nerves and hormones. If you have mostly good bacteria in your gut and maintain a healthy balance of these bacterias, your wellbeing will be greater.
It’s visible too! Your skin will have
The Gemini’s Twin Gear is the ultimate cold press juicer using twin gears that mesh together more finely than ever before. This video shows you how to best prepare your produce for juicing ease.
The BioChef® Axis Cold Press Juicer is compact and very versatile, it is what we call the complete "living food kitchen machine" and it will quickly become an integral part of your daily health and wellness regime.
The Oscar Neo DA 1000 and DA 1200 are Australia's best-selling single gear horizontal cold press juicers, from the original slow juicer brand, Oscar.
Unsure which juicer is right for you? Vitality 4 Life, the original cold press juicer company, can help you to select the perfect juicer for your needs and lifestyle. Avoid the overwhelm and confusion, and let us make the choice simple and easy.
Which juicer should I buy? This is by far our most asked question at Vitality 4 Life, and for good reason! With such an array of cold press juicers available in the market, it can be hard to know which type or brand is best for you. Your needs can depend upon dietary, health, usability and/or functionality requirements.
The first thing to do when looking for a juicer is to ask yourself a few simple questions:
- Do you see yourself as a beginner (new to juicing), a health enthusiast (knowledgeable about the benefits of different types of fruits/vegetables) or a patient (looking to overcome an illness naturally)?
Stainless Steel Manual Juicer BL30
This heavy duty manual juicer is great to make a juice, nut butters or mince product at home or if you are travelling. The BL-30 comes with 3 different screens.
This screen is would be used for hard fruits and vegetables like carrots, beetroots, ginger, celery, apple, leafy greens and grasses including wheatgrass and barley grass.
This screen would be used to juice fruits such as pineapple, berries and watermelon.
The blank screen doesn't have any holes therefore food or nuts passed through this screen will be minced, homogenised or pureed. You can make nut butters, baby food or healthy fruit ice creams and sorbets.
Make muesli in your Oscar Juicer!
This Fresh & Light Muesli is one of our most refreshing muesli recipes and is great as a healthy, delicious alternative to having milk in your muesli. Adding more fruit into your raw food diet will increase your body's ability to fight toxins, helping you look and feel healthy and full of vitality.
- ¼ pineapple
- 2 oranges
- 2 nectarines
- 1 cup oats
- ½ cup of white grapes
Machine set up:
- First place the Living Juicer Mincing Strainer into the drum and onto the screw. Attach the drum cap onto the end of the drum by turning it counter clockwise until you feel it sits firmly. Then screw the Mincing Nozzle onto
Enjoy a balanced healthy diet with fresh raw foods. This Sun Muesli is just another great idea from our fine range of healthy recipes, combining all natural foods, including fresh sprouts, nuts and fruit.
- 1 cup sprouted sunflower sprouts
- ½ cups rolled oats
- 2 tbsp honey
- ¼ cup sunflower seeds
- 2 nashis
- ½ cup dried prunes
Machine set up:
- First place the Living JuicerMincing Strainer into the drum and onto the screw. Attach the drum cap onto the end of the drum by turning it counter clockwise until you feel it sits firmly. Then screw the Mincing Nozzle onto the drum cap turning it counter clockwise onto notch 2.
Vitality 4 Life has a great range of Bircher Muesli juicer recipes to help you maintain a healthy diet. Your raw foods will maintain their nutritional value when put through your cold press juice extractor, as the living enzymes are protected and all the goodness in your wholefoods is unlocked.
Exotic Bircher Muesli
This Bircher Muesli is an exotic addition to your healthy eating plan and can be enjoyed any time of the day!
- ½ cup rolled oats
- ½ cup barley soaked overnight
- ½ cup dark figs
- ½ cup dried mango
- ½ cup pecan nuts
- 1 orange
- ½ banana
Machine set up:
- First place the Living
The comprehensive article you must read before you buy - understand which machine is right for you: cold press juicer vs high performance blender vs bullet blender.
All three types of machines have had their moment in the spotlight recently, from juice detoxes to green smoothies, "nutriblasts" and everything in between, these kitchen wonders promise not only to help you in the kitchen but to also improve your health and well being. But which is best? And is it all marketing hype? Vitality 4 Life as one of the early pioneers of juicing and blending breaks it down for you, so you can be sure you are selecting the right machine for your needs.
We have compiled information from leading experts in health and wellness from around the world to bring you the most extensive 'juicing vs blending' comparison article yet.
The Oscar VitalMax 900 was first released into the market in 2005 and is still regarded by many as the best juicer in it's class. In this Oscar VitalMax 900 review we will outline the key differences between the Oscar VitalMax 900 and other horizontal single-gear cold press juicers.
The patented extraction system of the Oscar VitalMax 900 utilises a 3-step auger crushing system combined with a silicon seal around the juicing screen to thoroughly separate the juice from the fibre in fruits and vegetables.
[caption id="attachment_5718" align="aligncenter" width="341"] The Oscar VitalMax 900's 3-step auger crushing system and the silicon seal on the juicing strainer[/caption]
This results in an almost pulp-free juice with vital nutrients intact. The Oscar VitalMax 900's ability
Here is a detailed look at how the Greenpower Hippocrates Twin Gear Juicer works; the twin gear juicer technology has been proven by Choice Consumer Guide to deliver a significantly higher ratio of living enzymes and nutrients than other cold press juicers on the market.
A little look at the history of the Greenpower Juicers...
The Hippocrates GPT-1305 by Green Power is the new innovative design by Mr. Jang G. Kim; inventor of the Green Power juicers and the twin gear extraction process.
Our founder Roger Akins, began importing the Green Power juicers into Australia in 1994 and together with Brian Clement from the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida, they worked with Mr. Kim to develop this new improved Hippocrates juicer.
At the heart of the Greenpower Juicers is the twin gears...
The precision designed and engineered twin gears incorporate magnetic and bioceramic technology.