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Survivor Diet Challenge

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Doug Peterson

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For 40 days I will live off the land. I will pick, gather, hunt, collect, dig, and catch whatever I can find to eat. I will give myself a ration of rice and beans at the beginning as well as unlimited water. I will stick to it to the best of my ability.

To chronicle my experiences this radio show will give weekly updates to listeners.

I knew that I would most certainly not conform to the "normal" weight loss diet or typical exercise routines. Faced with this dilemma I asked myself a very important question: How can I lose weight and get healthy without traditional dieting or exercise and have fun and adventure in the process?  I knew that if I could somehow link a weight loss program to having fun and adventure then there was a chance I could make it work. The answer. . . Survivor.

Anyone who watches the popular reality show on CBS, Survivor, know that the contestants who come onto the show and survive to the end (40 days) usually end up weighing and looking like a fraction of their original self. This is because they are forced back to their primal roots and must learn to find their own food. They are usually provided with a ration of rice and beans as well as a water supply at the start. Occasionally there is a food reward challenge and they are treated to something prepared. I have also incorporated a form of this reward into my challenge.

This is the Survivor Diet - Are you up for the Challenge?

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