You can’t knock anything that makes it easier to take on your five-a-day… or the 10 a day (yikes!) that a recent report by University College London recommends. That said, both juicing and blending have their own benefits. Read on, and you’ll discover the difference between the two, and I’ll help you decide which model to buy.
1. WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?
Put simply, juicing extracts the juice from fruit and vegetables, leaving behind the fibrous pulp, while a blender crushes and pulverises the whole fruit or vegetable, so the fibre is retained.
The latter also purees leafy greens and soft fruits, such as kale, spinach, avocado and berries, which most juicers can’t handle.Read more →
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What are smart meters? They’re a new generation of gas and electricity meters that will bring energy billing out of the dark ages. Rather than have old-school analogue counters that need to be read by an engineer, they are able to send automatic meter readings to your energy supplier using special wireless technology.Read more →
No other kitchen appliance is shown quite as much love as the fridge freezer – well it is ‘home’ to the kids’ favourite yogurt drinks, Dad’s secret stash of ice cream and Mum’s ‘emergency’ bottle of wine.
So if you’re looking to upgrade, you’ll be pleased to hear that the latest models are working harder than ever. You just need to make a few key decisions first…Read more →