I only bought this after I saw "sick, fat and nearly dead" on Netflix. I am not over weight and I work out more than the normal individual but I believe in healthy food making a healthy spirit and wanted to add more nutrition to my diet. I use this about once a week and make a lot of juice in one shot because it makes a bit of a mess and cleaning is a little time consuming. A pitcher of juice takes about 30 minutes from start to finish with clean up. It is pretty efficient at removing all the juice in one shot but I usually put the pulp through twice. I also give the remaining pulp to my pitbulls, fair warning they eat everything healthy if you try with your dogs :) I definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a juicer.