In order for the body to absorb nutrients from food, the stomach has to break it down past the cellular level. Food extractors are used to break down food into a “pre-digested” state and enable your stomach to easily reach essential nutrients and vitamins.
The NutriBullet is a food extractor which is used to grind up all types of foods into drinks. Not only can you use it to make health shakes and juices, but you can also make soups, dressings, desserts, flour, and peanut butter.
The main difference between a typical blender and an extractor is the amount of horsepower in the mechanism. An extractor has so much horsepower that when used in combination with extremely sharp blades, you can pulverize anything into extremely small particles.
The fun part of the process is making up your own personalized recipes using your favorite foods. Using foods with certain nutrients and vitamins allows you to customize the nutritional components you wish to obtain. Some of the benefits you can expect from choosing specific foods include reduced joint pain, younger looking skin, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and migraine relief.
When ordering the NutriBullet online you have the option of paying the full price of $119.94 or making six individual payments of $19.99. The NutriBullet comes with a milling blade, an extractor blade, a power base, three cups, two lids, one user guide/recipe book, one pocket nutritionist, and the Natural Healing Book which is a free bonus gift. There is a 30 day risk free money back guarantee as well.
The high price of this product needs to be weighed in regards to how much you are going to use it. If you invest in the product you are also committing yourself to the cost of the food you plan on using. Determine if you are excited about the idea of having product or actually using the product. If you have a habit of buying appliances, using them a few times, and then storing them in the cabinet where they will never be seen again, you may want to rethink this purchase.
If you are buying this as a miracle weight loss tool, you will also need to do the necessary additional typical activities that accompany any weight loss diet. Sometimes drinks can be a hidden source of calories, adding up to unexpected future weight gain. If you make health drinks, be sure to include the calorie content into your daily calorie count. If you use these drinks as meal replacement or make them with low calorie foods then you are on the right path. Don’t forget to incorporate physical activity into your weight loss program.
There are many complaints about the NutriBullet leaking during the mixing process. Consumers have ended up returning it because of this issue. Consider reviewing the reputation of other extractors that have been on the market for a longer period of time. All in all, you want to compare the capabilities of different extractors, the durability of the product and its components, and the ease of use. Overall, the easier it is for you to operate, the more likely you are to use it.
177 ‘NutriBullet’ Reviews
I've had a magic bullet & now I'm on to the nutribullet. Haters can hate this machine is awesome. I'm sure those who happen to be disasatisfied won't mention they filled the cup past the line or did something they weren't supposed to.
fast, easy, powerful
bought at local Target, after reading reviews, felt it had merit based on findings listed by owners... just don't fill past max line, simple enough... been enjoying healthy mixes and amazed how fast and easy it is to use, recommend to anyone on the fence whether it is worth it... flax seeds, spinach, fruit , some water and a few seconds of spinning and wham tasty healthly low cal treat... glad we got it, will make perfect gifts for family... first I will get them to try ours and they'll be hooked too.
DON'T Buy any additional products!
Make sure you look at ALL the small print!
I love the machine.
I wouldn't buy any additional product and if you do, BEWARE!
They get you at the buy one get one free, then they automatically ship product monthly. Oh but wait, I called and canceled since I still had a bottle and 1/2 and sent it back. here is the good part, you don't get your money back and they charge me $66.46 to 2 bottles of powder mix. What the _____!
Now we know where these people scam people and make their money.
Shame On YOU!
Leaking, noisy, smells
Had it 2 months before it started making a high-pitched screaming noise. Then it started leaking some king of fluid from the base. Maybe lube from the bearings. Had to cover it with a thick towel just to mask the noise. Sometimes its leaks smoothie onto the base unit which is difficult to clean. And yes, the base is screwed on correctly! Called customer service numerous times. Busy, no answer, leave your number they'll call you back. NEVER happens! Basically I've been screwed out of $120 bucks. Don't buy! Never ever buy! Too many customers here say basically the same thing. We out number the good reviews.
Making a difference!
I have only had the Nutribullet for a couple weeks now and I use it everyday. I have several intense medical problems from auto immune disease, fibromyalgia to thyroid disease, liver disease, osteopenia, and arthritis. Having all these problems leave me feeling ill most days with no energy and sometimes no appetite. I got this product because I thought it would be a great way to get nutrients in my body since I sometimes find it difficult to actually eat. By braking vegetables and fruits down into a drink has made a huge improvement in my diet. I have noticed increased energy, better concentration and have gone over two weeks without a flare up from my inflammation and diseases. That is an improvement for me and I think things can only get better. So I highly recommend this product for anyone with diseases and low energy.
This is my second nutri-bullet. My first one ended up in the trash after when i was pulsing my drink and it went into lock mode. I couldn't stop it. It wouldn't un do and i ended up unplugging it. Then i tried to remove the container and could not. I had a friend try also and she couldn't either. I ended up throwing the whole thing away after it set on counter for a week unable to unlock it or remove anything.
Then i bought another one. Guess what...It's doing the same thing. The very same thing. Now what are the chances of 2 machines going rogue on me. I can not pulse anything. It wants to twist itself...Without me touching it into lock mode and off it goes..This product needs to go back to the drawing board.
I've had my Nutribullet for 3 weeks now and just love it! First, bought it from Bed Bath and Beyond at a great price. Second, my intake of fruits and veggies has quadrupled! I love the taste of fruits and veggies so my drinks are amazing! I use many combinations of spinich, kale, parsley, celery, apples, pineapples, advocados, prunes, papayas, and I could go on and on. Thirdly, I feel much better and have lost a few pounds. I talk about the Nutribullet to everyone and have already bought one as a gift for a family member. Super easy to use and super easy to clean. No louder than any other blender.
Read all of the instuctions and follow them to the "T". Enjoy!
Good idea, mediocre quality, strong plastic solvent smell
My brand new Nutribullet has a very strong plastic/chemical solvent smell. The odor was quite strong when I unpacked the machine. The smell gets worse when the fan is pumping the fumes out of the base as the blender runs. The smell comes from the electric motor area in the base. You can't use baking soda there! The smell is similar to that of inexpensive Chinese soft plastics. I can't imagine this is healthy to breathe.
Another issue: I like the ability to get several servings of fruits and vegetables in one cup, but the Nutribullet doesn't make the vegetables as smooth as I expected; little of the blended product can pass through a standard kitchen strainer. Blending for a longer period of time doesn't seem to make the liquid any smoother. (The infomercial shows different results!)
Nice idea for a product, but cheaply made. The product would also be improved by having gaskets in the lids similar to the one used in the blade unit.
I don't think paying $120 for the unit with the book is a good value. You can buy the Nutribullet for much less without the book and there are many sources of juicing/nutrition information on line.
The best feature of this product is that it is very easy and quick to clean.
I'm not sure if I'll return this one and try a different unit. Most people are not reporting the strong solvent odor that some of us are experiencing.
Great product for price
I've now purchased my 4th Nutribullet! One for a friend visiting from another state who's been raving about it ever since. Another for another friend who lost his home in the Colorado fires, I gave it as a gift and he loves it too. Two for myself, because frankly, from what I heard about their customer service issues, I wanted a backup.
Haven't had to open it yet, but here's the way I look at it: It cost me $80 every time I've bought one (it's $100 at Bed Bath & Beyond, and they're generous with giving out 20% coupons). For that price I could by five of them before getting up to the price of a Vitamix. I'm really not knocking Vitamix, btw, I have one, but this thing is incredibly convenient and easy to clean.
On the issue of leakage, mine leaked twice, but I consider both times to be my fault. The first time I overfilled it, and the second time I wasn't careful in securing the lid/blade to the jar. My bad both times, but it goes to show that when people do stupid things there are consequences. :-) I've not had any problems since those two occasions which has pretty much convinced me that the majority of complaints that are going around about leaks are most likely due to user error.
ATTN: ADVICE FOR FAULTY PRODUCT(S)
It seems to me they don't have a CS department so that's getting no where fast. The "order line" are calls being routed to peoples homes, acting as agents for the company. I ordered one on line because I wanted the "book" that comes with it. It should arrive within a week.
RE: FAULTY PRODUCT:
The best advice I can offer to you guys/gals..
1) DOCUMENT everything.
2) Contact the BBB in your state/area.
3) Let the BBB take the stress off and handle it.
4) The results will be positive for you 99.9% of the time.
P.S. NUTRIBULLET.. just be on their radar already. :;)
Does NOT LOOK RIGHT!!!
Bought one and used it OK for about 45 days. After 45 days started to have reliability and quality problems (about 100 uses OK - after those 100 times it became just so and so).
Also I got more knowledge in the mean time. Most of the human assimilation of the nutrients - takes place during the mastication/chewing process in the mouth when is mixed with saliva (rest in the stomach/intestines) . During this process - between 10 to 80% of the nutrients are processed and/or absorbed and/or prepared for absorption in the mouth: very summary mastication/chewing gives 10% and very a thorough gives 80% absorption.
This machine is useful for people lazy in masticating/chewing, as it gives more nutrients in this case for absorption- about max 30% (the rest is lost by this machine as is chewing/masticating for you). But still masticating/chewing in the mouth can provide the max 80% absorption (mouth chew/masticate while mixing with saliva ) - pending on the person habits.
It is sold as an aggressive marketing strategy with exaggerated claims.
Good product - bad customer service
I ordered the Magic Bullet in approximately 5 minutes over the phone right before Thanksgiving on 11/13/12. The MB was delivered in less than a week. Used it the next day - loved it. Used it the second day, one of the fan motor blades broke off and it made these horrible loud ticking sounds and smelled hot.
I packed it back up, called customer service for return authorization and to arrange a refund and could never get a human - ever - no matter what time I called. Finally left a message and "Albert" called me back the next day and we got squared up on the return and refund issues. He assured me that once they got the machine back, I would receive a full refund of my first payment of $24.15. He also said he did something in the system to prevent me from being charged again since I was returning it for a refund.
I sent the machine back via the return label he sent me and got a tracking number receipt from FEDEX. Nutribullet has my machine and has just charged me another payment of $24.15 on 1/2/13. Now, I have to spend more time tracking this and leaving messages, and trying to be available when THEY decide to get around to calling me back. Meanwhile, they keep taking my money!
I will never learn. DO NOT BUY STUFF ONLINE! It's not worth the hassle!!! ARRRGGGHHH!!
Don't buy it!
Both my first gift one and the replacement model leaked within 7 days. It's not worth my time to say more.
NUTRIBULLET RECIPE FOR LOWERING CHOLESTEROL
OMG! This video convinced me and I bought the Nutribullet @ Target for $99 bucks. The machine works absolutely as is demonstrated. Great! unit. However, nobody talks about the horrible taste of each drink. I bought it Bcuz I thought I would ask Nutri Bullet about lowering my cholesterol recipe. What they gave me was: 50% Arugula, 1/2 avocado, 1 pitted plum, 1 tbl sp Flaxseed and spring water. ugh! ug! OMG! I HAD TO DRINK THAT WITH MY NOSE PINCHED. The flavor was absolutely AWFUL. It was thick and creamy and most of all STINKY. If this is what it takes to lower my super high Cholesterol, then I will keep trying to drink this horrible drink for a while but I don't know how much longer I can keep drinking this. Hope it works. I'll get back 2 U guys soon.
I have had the Nurtibullet for a month and it has gotten so loud I can't use it without ear plugs. My ears were ringing after using it so know there is a big problem. I love the drinks I was able to make and feel bad it is no longer usable. I have contacted the company but reviews say customer service is really bad. Don't know if I got a lemon or this is standard once you use it for awhile. I do know it is a bad sign if the company doesn't respond to it's customers.
Took out of the box. Put in water,and leaks badly. It's not overfilled! not even running! If you tried to thighten bottom any tthighter you would need to use pipewrenches. A total waste of money!!!
Awefull awfull awfulll!!!
I'm so upset that I purchased this. My extractor blade broke the 3rd time I've used it. I had to pay for shipping because I live in Hawaii and it took 20 days to get here. I was so excited to finally try, but on the 2nd day on my 3rd smoothie (using one of their recipes) it broke down! Now I can't get someone on the phone to help me! Their customer service line is busy (I've been trying for 3 days!), I left an email - no response of course and I called their sales line - who just told me they can't anything because they are in a completely different state than the customer service department.
This is such a scam. I was hesitant to order it because I read bad reviews about it, people saying it's spilling and so on. Well, mine didn't spill - my extractor blade broke and I can't get someone to help me. So upsetting!
I received one these for Christmas and have been making smoothies 2 to 3 times a day since. My 13 year old daughter uses it daily as well and we love experimenting with different flavor combinations. Instead of adding water, we always use some sort of juice or crystal light (I know, artificial sweetener...oh, my!) I just made one today with kale and mango then added fruit punch flavored crystal light...it was delicious. As others have stated DO NOT OVERFILL as it will leak if you do! Not only is it an easy way to get extra nutrients it's fun trying out different recipes. So much daily use and no problems....I would definitely recommend the bullet!
I actually just got the NutriBullet at Bed Bath & Beyond today. So far, I am impressed. I know I just got it, but I can already tell that it is better than a traditional blender. It is more compact and convenient than a blender or juicer, and it truly is really easy to clean, all you need to do is rinse and dry the container/cup used. I love that there are a few different sized cups and that they had lids, which makes this great to carry around drinks/smoothies that you make. I just made 2 blasts, one for now, one for later at work. I mixed spinach, an orange, blueberries, strawberries, and a banana (with water) together. SO great! Tastes awesome and I dont even taste the spinach at all. For my second blast, I added apple and carrot and a TINY bit of Stevia to make it a bit more sweet (as a treat). I chose to get mine at Bed Bath & Beyond because I was able to use their 20% off coupon also. I like that the company (that makes the NutriBullet) gives you a 12 month warranty (15 month if you register your bullet online). I felt guilty spending about 80$ on this, but I know I will use it pretty much everyday. I would recommend this!!!!
Works as advertised
I recently purchased the NB at Kohls. I am just getting into the blending phase of wellness. I like the NB for now; may move on to other units as I become more experienced at blending. I found that nuts, seeds, and grains should be ground in a coffee bean grinder to get the powder result. It then blends very nicely with the veggies and fruit. I also mix in some Whey and powdered amino acids into the mix. I also grind the amino acid tablets in the coffee bean grinder. I did find that certain veggies have to be prepared (diced). This is not an issue for me, but maybe for others!
I experienced some leakage. I tightend the base element and limited the amount of water and the problem went away.
When this products life cycle is over I will buy a Vita Mix unit.