The lower speeds also result in reduced heat and air exposure, which means more nutrients in your juice and less separation.
A lid with a feeding tube and pusher locks into place above, and although the tube is narrow, this helps to prevent the juicer from being overloaded with large chunks of fruit or veg.
There s a single rocker switch on the side – turn it one way to switch on the machine, or the other to turn it off; or it can be held in reverse to clear clogs.
A lid for the jug would have been a useful addition for storage in the fridge, plus there wasn t a separator to keep the foam out of the juice as it was being poured.
Lack of recipes aside, the MJ-L500 is as good for newbie juicers as it is for those who are looking to upgrade from a centrifugal machine or want an appliance that has more functionality.
The ability to make frozen desserts makes it invaluable for those who want to eat a bit more healthily, or help their kids get their five-a-day.