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  1. Why buy a Vertical Cold Press Slow Juicer

    Why buy a Vertical Cold Press Slow Juicer

    Why buy a Vertical Cold Press Slow Juicer

    The vertical cold press slow juicer has literally changed the juicing industry - bridging the gap between the "convenience appeal" of the centrifugal juicer and the health benefits associated with the horizontal cold press slow juicers.

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    Small Kitchen Footprint

    Our range of BioChef vertical cold press juicers have a small base that easily fit into any small apartment or tiny home. The chute can be removed making it easier to store away in the cupboard when not in use.

     

    Value for Money

    Our unrealised dream was to maturate our own brand and so BioChef was developed and designed with user-centric principles and "value" at the core of our methodology.

    We are proud to offer a range of cold press juicers that provide efficiency and effectiveness for the user. At the heart of the brand, BioChef is an innovative blend of user-centric design and "Value" through price and product quality as evidenced by the long warranties we are able to uphold.

    Our vertical juicers price range is between $200 and $400 making it an easy decision to purchase especially for first time buyers that are new to the world of juicing. Other brands can cost up to $900 for a similar, sometimes inferior product. as our BioChef brand.

     

    Original Cold Press Juicer Company in Australia

    As the original juicer company, Vitality 4 Life has been in the business for over 25 years and as such we know our customer base very well. We have a great customer service team who are juicing experts. Give

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  2. Which Juicer is Best for You?

    Which Juicer is Best for You?

    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:

     

    1. 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)?
    2. Are you wanting to juice mostly fruit or mostly vegetables?
    3. What features are important to you - ease of cleaning, ease of use, juicing speed?
    4. Are you looking to juice specialised superfoods such as wheatgrass, aloe vera or pomegranate?
    5. Do you like the idea of a juicer which can also perform food processing tasks?

     

    Having clear buying objectives will allow you to select a machine that suits you best!

     

    It may surprise you to learn that there are 5 different types of cold press juicers, and each are suited to different types of customers and their needs. Firstly, it is important to determine where you are on the "road to health" and more specifically, what you are looking for in a juicer...

     

    Types of Cold Press Juicers
    1. Single Gear Masticating Horizontal
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  3. 'Beet for Beat' for Heart Week

    'Beet for Beat' for Heart Week

    Beetroot Juice - good for the heart and your health

    Thanks to Heart Week we are becoming more aware of our hearts and what we can do to protect them. I am not sure if beetroot juice will protect your heart from being broken, however, this delicious, luscious red vegetable can play an important role in keeping your heart healthy.

    A natural way to lower blood pressure

    Studies have shown that "that a daily glass of beetroot juice can lower blood pressure in people with hypertension - even those whose high blood pressure was not controlled by drug treatment." Dr. Shannon Amoils, British Heart Foundation, senior research advisor

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    Beetroot contains high levels of dietary nitrate (NO3), which the body converts into biologically active nitrite (NO2) and nitric oxide (NO). These nitrates relax and dilate blood vessels, thereby having a blood pressure lowering effect on the human body.

    Boost your activity with beetroot juice

    Keeping active is one of the Heart Foundation's key elements in keeping a healthy heart. Even walking up to 30 minutes a day can be helpful. If you can't get outside as much as you would like a walking treadmill can help you keep your steps up... add a glass of beetroot juice and studies show you can exercise longer.

    For example, studies

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  4. Do I really need a juicer and a blender?

    Do I really need a juicer and a blender?

    In a nutshell YES. People are becoming more and more discerning about what they eat and how they can get the best nutrient filled drink or meal for their healthy body buck. The high powered blender and cold press juicer offer different ways for the body to ingest healthy nutrients, enzymes and just plain deliciousness. Put simply the blender will retain the fibre and the juicer will give you a quicker nutrient blast that can be absorbed more easily. Both a juicer and a blender are important for different reasons but together they are unstoppable.

    What does my cold press juicer do?

    A cold pressed juicer is a masticating cold pressed juice extractor which also doubles as a living food kitchen appliance. The horizontal style auger design crushes almost any type of vegetables and fruits including leafy greens (kale, wheatgrass, herbs, aloe). The crushing and squeezing action mimics our own chewing action by correctly breaking open the cell wall, releasing the nutrients and organic water content while expelling the insoluble fibre.

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    Without all this indigestible fibre, your body doesn't have to work as hard to break down the vegetables and fruits. Cold pressed vegetable juices deliver nutrients into our bloodstream quickly and in a bio-available form. Juices are included in almost all types of healing and detoxification programs. The cold press juicer is named so because no friction heat is applied to the ingredients meaning all of the important enzymes are retained and remain valid for up to 48 hours. Lets look at the blender and see

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  5. Compare: BioChef Axis vs BioChef Axis Compact

    Compare: BioChef Axis vs BioChef Axis Compact

    Compare: BioChef Axis & BioChef Axis Compact Juicers

    BioChef is excited to announce the newest product to their Cold Press Juicer range - the BioChef Axis Compact Juicer. Perfect for beginners, this juicer allows the user to juicer a wide variety of fruits and vegetables while being compact and lightweight in design. But what about the original BioChef Axis Cold Press Juicer? How does the new BioChef Axis Compact juicer compare to the already popular BioChef Axis? Read on to find out more.

    There are five main differences between the BioChef Axis Compact and the BioChef Axis Cold Press Juicer. These include the motor type, size and weight of the product, food processing abilities, warranty, and the price.

    Motor:
    Both the BioChef Axis Compact and the BioChef Axis Cold Press Juicer have 150w motors and run at 80RPM, however the difference between these two machines is motor type. The BioChef Axis Juicer has a D.C. motor, meaning it is not as ‘heavy duty’ as the BioChef Axis’ A.C. motor.

    A D.C. motor has been used in the BioChef Axis Compact juicer to keep the size, weight and price of the juicer down; making it the perfect cold press juicer for those just starting out in ‘cold press juicing world’, for travelers, staff rooms, university dorm rooms, and smaller sized kitchens.

    Food Processing Abilities:
    One of the unique benefits of the BioChef Axis Cold Press Juicer is that it can juice a wide variety of fruits and vegetables and then quickly turn itself into a food processing machine by the simple switch of the juicing screen to a blank screen. This allows the food to be crushed by the auger and puree the ingredients to make natu

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  6. Vitality 4 Life 2016 Cold Press Juicer Review

    Vitality 4 Life 2016 Cold Press Juicer Review

    This web page is your portal to all of our information on cold press juicers. You will be able to visit our cold press juicer review pages from this page including technical data, industry evolution, glossary of terms, features, benefits, product comparison tables and more.

    What is Living Juice?

    The concept of living juice was first introduced by Dr. Norman Walker (1886-1985) who invented the original cold press juicer in 1934 known as the Norwalk. Dr Walker discovered that enzymes and nutrients in fruit and vegetables perish at temperatures which exceed 50 degrees Celsius.

    Tests performed claim that non-centrifugal juicers produce juice that lasts longer and contains more nutrients. These tests showed that the juice from cold press juicers contains more nutrients; and in fact the Hippocrates juicer by Greenpower contains well over double the beta-carotene and alpha-carotene than the juice from every other juicer in their test… and it lasted longer.

    Juice from non-centrifugal juicers tends not to separate, smells fresh and looks palatable even after 48 hours in the fridge, indicating less oxidation.

    As a society, we are recognizing that essential nutrition is provided simply by changing our diet to a more simple, plant-based one which easily outweighs the convenience of over processed and fast foods. We are hungry for nutrients, not hungry for food and there is no turning back.

    It comes from the ground up. People have the consumer power to ask for change about where their food comes from and how they want it prepared. With this shift, we have seen appliances evolve from mere providers of convenience, to work with nature to release the best nutrients in the food, to save waste through efficiency and save time.

    So.. how do cold press juicers work?

    Cold press juicers operate at a lower speed which in turn, reduces friction heat, thereby creating what has been termed a a cold pressed or living juice. With

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  7. Compare BioChef, Omega and Oscar Juicers

    Compare BioChef, Omega and Oscar Juicers

    Compare the leading global brands of horizontal slow juicers: Oscar, Omega and BioChef. Let us help you to compare important details like price, warranty, wattage and more!

    Vitality 4 Life have distributed the Oscar Juicers for more than 10 years in the Australia. We have always regarded the Oscar Juicers to be the finest in the world, with their high quality parts and superior juice extraction, the Oscar Juicers in our opinion have been previously unrivaled.

    BioChef has just released their latest slow juicer, the BioChef Axis; the very first horizontal style juice extractor from the brand. Fitting with their brand message, the BioChef Axis delivers on value and quality. Significantly cheaper than the other horizontal counterparts, the BioChef Axis is also backed by one of the longest warranties of any machine - a testament to the quality of the product.

    Let's see how the BioChef Axis compares to Oscar & Omega up in terms of features:

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  8. BioChef Atlas Juicer Review

    BioChef Atlas Juicer Review

    This is our BioChef Atlas Juicer Review; designed to give you all the info you need about the newest BioChef Atlas Juicer. What makes it different to other juicers on the market and why this juicer is set to become a market leader in vertical cold press juicers.

    The BioChef Atlas Juicer is the latest model juicer from the BioChef brand. BioChef is quickly becoming the global market leader in healthy kitchen products including juicers, blenders, dehydrators and more. BioChef products are innovative, sophisticated and offer both genuine health benefits and value to the user. And the BioChef Atlas is no different - A beautifully sleek and compact juicer that produces the highest quality cold press juice.

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    So, what makes the BioChef Atlas Juicer different?

    Easier to use and to clean!

    Perfect for both beginners and those who have been juicing for decades, the BioChef Atlas is designed to be the most easy to use and simple cold press juicer available on the market.

    Unlike other vertical cold press juicers on the market, the BioChef has a flat base in the juicing drum/bowl. Our customers were finding with their Hurom Juicers (which have a deep groove/indent inside the bowl) that pulp and vegetable matter would build up and stick, making it very hard to clean and keep looking new. You can further Compare Hurom and BioChef Juicers here.

    The juice has LESS pulp!

    BioChef Atlas Juicer with Wheatgrass

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  9. Compare BioChef Living Juicers

    Compare BioChef Living Juicers

    Buying a 'slow' or 'living juicer' can be a challenging decision because there are so many to choose from. Before making a purchase it is important to understand whether you will benefit most from a horizontal or vertical living juice extractor.

    The BioChef Juicers range has been developed to offer customers the choice between either horizontal or vertical juicers because we understand that every lifestyle is different. Whether you are time poor, or a juicing enthusiast we have the best juicer for you to choose from.

    Horizontal slow juicers such as the BioChef Axis Living Juicer / Processor are exceptional for juicing leafy greens and wheatgrass and being utilised as a complete living food processing appliance. Vertical juicers like the BioChef Atlas Living Juicer are outstanding for juicing soft fruits and vegetables, are great nut milk makers and have a very small kitchen bench footprint.

    While the BioChef Juicers are similarly priced there are also a few things to consider - extra features, juicing ability and functions. Take a closer look at the table below to compare the two (2) juicer models to help you make an informed decision before purchasing a cold press juicer.

    Compare BioChef Atlas and BioChef Axis Juicers

    BioChef Atlas Living Juicer BioChef Axis Living Juicer/Processor
    Model BCAT-1000 BCAX-1000
    Price $529 $529
    Juicer Type Single Gear/Cold Press Single Gear/Cold Press
    Vertical or Horizontal Vertical Horizontal
    Warranty LIFETIME on Motor, 5 Years on Parts LIFETIME on Motor, 5 Years on Parts
    Top Features Juice Outlet Tap, BPA Free Tritan™ Polycarbonate Parts, 500ml Juice Bowl, BioChef EPT™
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  10. Best usage tips for a slow juicer

    Best usage tips for a slow juicer

    A new type of juicer has arrived which is commonly called a vertical cold pressing or 'slow' juicer.

    They sit in the same category as other juicers that produce a juice which is still full of essential enzymes, nutrients and vitamins (The Hippocrates Twin Gear, Oscar Neo 1000, Oscar Vital Max and the Vertical Juicer models (700, 500 and 400)).

    These slow juicers differ from the Hippocrates and Oscar models in that they:

    • are primarily fruit and vegetable juicers
    • have a larger feeding chute
    • make remarkable alternative milk drinks (such as nut or soy milks)
    • are the fastest producers of juice even though they still operate at the RPM's which prevents enzyme and nutrient loss.

    Here are some tips to get the best out of the Hurom models of juicers.

    1) Juice less fibrous produce first. Begin with carrots, beetroot, watermelon, apples and then add the more stringy produce such as celery or leafy greens. Tear or cut up the more fibrous vegetables into smaller pieces.

    2) Make it easy on the machine. Even though this series of vertical slow juicers have a wider feeding chute than most other cold pressed juicers, a few simple steps will ensure an easier process. Cut carrots on an angle to further help the self feeding process, and cut larger produce such as apples into smaller pieces. Remember, you can find a whole apple juicer, but much of the goodness is degraded due to the harsh grating and high speed spinning friction.

    3) Feed leafy greens in without crunching them up. This allows the

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  11. The BioChef Juicer is an affordable juicer and will also save you money

    The BioChef Juicer is an affordable juicer and will also save you money

    The BioChef Juicer is perfect for beginners and those just getting started with Cold Press Juicing. Not only is the initial cost of the BioChef significantly less, the costs saved on produce, efficiency and, of course health benefits, means the BioChef Juicer will pay for itself very quickly.

    The BioChef is the most affordable cold press juicer on the market today

    The BioChef is an innovation in cheap Juice Extractors. Up to half the price of similar style juice extractors available today, the BioChef offers affordability so a wider range of our customers can benefit from Living Juice technology.

    MORE Juice = LESS Wastage

    The Bio Chef Juicer can yield up to 40% more juice than conventional centrifugal juicers, meaning you get more juice for your buck. Less produce is required to make the same amount of juice, meaning you save money on fruits and vegetables.

    The BioChef Juicer is a Healthy Juicer

    The quality of juice produced from the BioChef Juicer is up to 5 x more nutritious than juice made with a centrifugal juicer. This "Living" Juice contains more living nutrients and enzymes, meaning your body can benefit from nutrition in your fruits and vegetables and you will not need to add this into your diet additionally.

    The BioChef Juicer - Affordability meets Quality

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  12. The Champion of Versatility... Champion Juicer Attachments

    The Champion of Versatility... Champion Juicer Attachments

    Vitality 4 Life also distributes the range of Champion Juicer Attachments, to make the much loved Champion Masticating Juicer more versatile than ever!

    The Champion Juicer can now mill flour from a range of grains as well as efficiently and effectively juice green, fibrous vegetables!

    With these innovative Champion Juicer Attachments you can turn your Champion Juicer into an all-in-one Kitchen Machine!

    Champion Juicer Attachments - 'Greens'

    The newest of the Champion Juicer Attachments, the Champion 'Greens' front end, allows you to "Extract the Max" amount of juice from:

    • Wheatgrass
    • Celery
    • Spinach
    • Kale
    • Lettuce
    • Sprouts
    • Broccoli
    • Collards
    • And any other fibrous green vegetables...

    The Champion Juicer is now a Wheatgrass Juicer

    The Champion Juicer is a Masticating Juicer, this means it has very small "teeth" which basically grinds and chews the vegetables and squishes out the juice. Due to this action, fibrous vegetables like leafy greens, especially wheatgrass becomes stuck and tend to clog the juicer.

    Now with this wonderful Champion Juicer Attachment you can extract the MAX from wheatgrass and greens.

    Champion Juicer Attachments - Grain Mill

    The Champion Grain Mill Attachment attaches quickly and easily to the Champion Juicer. You efficiently mill the following into fine or coarse flour:

    • Wheat
    • Rye
    • Oats
    • Barley
    • Rice
    • Corn
    • Coffee Beans
    • Soy Beans
    • Peppercorns

    With the Grain Mill Champion Juicer Attachment you can prepare

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