Method to extract juice.
First of all fresh fruits and vegetables should be purchased. They should be of good
quality. It should be remembered that preserved or stocked fruits and vegetables
have already lost several of their essential vitamins. Fruits should always be ripe but
overripe. Fruits ripened artificially with the help of chemicals should never be
selected. Fruits and vegetables grown with the help of natural compost manure are
superior in quality to those grown with the help of chemical fertilizers. Normally, it
is better to have vegetables grown in one's own farm or close to one's own house.
Electric juicer is the best instrument for extracting juice from fresh fruits and
vegetables, because it also crushes the fibres and rinds of vegetables and fruits and
pour out their rich elements into the juice. From this point of view there is no
alternative to electric juicer. In its absence, one can manually extract juice from
fruits and vegetables by crushing and mashing them.
Before extracting juice from fruits or vegetables, they should be washed out and
cut into small pieces. If their rind is not very hard and is edible, it should not be
peeled off because some of the rich elements are contained in it. Immediately put
the shredded pieces into juicer and extract juice. If necessary, pour some water
Filter the juice to avoid fibres. juices of fruits and vegetables should be used
immediately after they have been extracted. Preserved or stocked juices come
into contact with oxygen in the air. This oxidation of juices destroys most of their
precious vitamins. According to expert dieticians, one should 'eat' juice instead of
drinking it. juice should not be swallowed hastily but taken slowly draught by
After extracting juice, the juicer should be thoroughly washed and cleaned with
warm water otherwise bacteria are produced in the juicer and they mix with juice
when extracted next time.