Cold pressed juices have been all the rage in Malaysia for the past three years, and the trend isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Though the popular cold pressed juices sold on the market are pricier than the typical fruit juices, they’re expensive for a good reason. Cold-pressed juices have so many health benefits that non-cold pressed fruit juices lack. Save more money and make your own cold pressed juices! These are the top six benefits of getting a cold press juicer at home:
- Cold-press juices retain the original taste
Compared to non-cold pressed juices, which also often have preservatives and coloring mixed in, a cold pressed juice tastes so much better, as if you’re eating it in the fruit’s original form, due to its extra vitamins and enzymes that are still there even after juicing. With homemade cold pressed juices, you know exactly what the process is like and what sort of ingredients is used.
- Cold press juicer is quiet
Morning should be a time of peace and quiet as you’re preparing to face the challenging day ahead. A cold press juicer normally performs its juicing function without disturbing your peace and mood, and is pretty silent. Compared to most fruit juicers which sound like harsh lawn mowers, cold press juicers only make a gentle hum, quiet enough for you to listen to your morning meditation or motivation playlist.
- Cold-pressed juices boost immune system
Cold pressing is performed in a way that retains the fruit or veggie’s raw vitamins and nutrients. With frequent consumption, your immune system will be boosted in no time, helping you to fend off illness especially during the flu season. The good bacteria in your body feed upon the nutrients and vitamins of the cold pressed juices you consumed, which help to supress pathogenic bacteria.
- Cold-pressed juices increase energy levels
A frequent intake of fruits and veggies on a daily basis will improve your energy level. Cold pressed juices help optimize the pH level of your body and supply nutrients to your blood. This in turn increases the energy levels, giving you a great start to the day!
- Get a daily dose of ‘five a day’ with cold-pressed juices
Health experts couldn’t stress enough on the importance of ‘five a day’, which is the consumption of five different fruits and veggies a day. With a cold press juicer at home, you can conveniently get a daily dose of your ‘five a day’ without going through all the troubles of going out and repeatedly buying cold pressed juices. What’s more, you can mix and match any fruit and veggie that you like; something that’s not an option if you get store-bought cold pressed juices.
- Consider a cold press juicer long-term investment
A bottle of cold pressed juice is normally priced between RM12 to RM20 (the more ingredients the more expensive it’ll be). So imagine how much money you’ll be spending on a daily or monthly basis just to get your fix! Meanwhile, a cold press juicer is usually sold between RM300 to RM1,000, which makes it a worthwhile one-time investment.
Rather than spending more on ready-made cold pressed juices, it’s best to get your own for long-term investment.
When buying a cold press juicer, figure out what your health needs are as well as your budget and the available space in your kitchen. This kitchen appliance comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, and key features. And the more expensive it is, the better the key features that you can take advantage of. Whatever the juicer you decide to bring home, make sure it is easy to clean (or dishwasher-friendly) and has low maintenance if you want to save money.