This Challenge ended 5 years ago

About this Challenge:

Michael Pollan's ideas on food and eating are brilliant. I'm following them... join me?

Final Challenge Progress Results

kikbaknrelax Total Progress: 3.02 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
Pouka Total Progress: 2.76 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
itaww Total Progress: 2.52 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
aistear Total Progress: 2.40 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
ehead Total Progress: 2.24 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
Z'sMama Total Progress: 1.64 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
HealthyGlow Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
golodna Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
ChshireKat Total Progress: 1.35 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
erin74kr Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Hoser Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
lhbowen17 Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
cms140 Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Zbiomed Total Progress: 0.45 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
GoCanucks10 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
k8yk Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Ellie44 Total Progress: 0.13 %  (Up 0.2 lb)
Samona Total Progress: 0.60 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
thecoach Total Progress: 2.21 %  (Up 3.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Periods 1 to 2

Shop for fruits and vegetables

Guidelines:
Visit the produce section and stock up. Even better, go to a farmers market.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Periods 3 to 5

Cook all of your meals for one day

Guidelines:
Pick one day, and cook everything that you eat that day for yourself. Start with raw ingredients-- fruits, vegetables, meats, beans, eggs, etc.-- and prepare everything that you eat that day.
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 01 Oct 10 by Z'sMama
"would have passed except for the whole wheat roll I had with dinner. "
Failed: 29 Sep 10 by ChshireKat
"HAVENT GOTTEN TO THE STORE BUT I AM TRIYING TO DO WITH WHAT I HAVE IN THE ..."
Successful: 29 Sep 10 by HealthyGlow
"This was the most challenging of all for our schedule (+ some drama taking ..."
Failed: 28 Sep 10 by golodna
"I had a protein bar the other day. :("


Periods 6 to 7

Cook something unfamiliar

Guidelines:
Find a recipe that you've never tried before, or buy an unfamiliar vegetable. You don't have to go wild, but step outside of the completely familiar.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 05 Oct 10 by ChshireKat
"ACORN AND GOLDEN NUGGET SQUASH, ROASTED TEH TEXTURE IS ALOT LOKE POTATO"
Successful: 04 Oct 10 by Pouka
"Had vegetarian green chili. Very good! "
Successful: 03 Oct 10 by k8yk
"I made a really tasty almond pesto. Definite repeat. "
Successful: 03 Oct 10 by golodna
"Tried yu choy!"


Latest Challenge Posts

What are you cooking?
Boxed pasta? It doesn't count as real unless you mill your own wheat. :-) Last night I concocted a... thing. I stewed chicken in a crock pot with carrots, onions, and chicken stock. I also added ...
by Hoser on 04 Oct 10 03:43 PM
Required reading
I try to eat one vegan meal a day. I think it helps me get more variety into my diet and also to stop myself from eating cheese in everything :). But I'm not too strict about it. And I am also not ...
by k8yk on 03 Oct 10 07:28 PM
Unprocessed Food for a Month?
Interesting challenge from a blogger determined to eat only unprocessed foods for the entire month of October. Some others are joining in. http://dinersjournal.blogs.nyt...
by Z'sMama on 01 Oct 10 10:11 PM
So what's everyone buying?
I think you should be able to see the shrimp with mango and basil recipe: http://www.fatsecret.com/recip...
by Hoser on 26 Sep 10 01:48 AM
didnt know there was a book like that
Ill have to read it. If ya look at my diet it is already mostly raw vegies and fruits so okay ill take the challenge.:badgrin:
by aistear on 21 Sep 10 01:50 PM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 05 Oct 10
duration: 7 Periods
reporting: Every 2 Days
participants: 27
privacy: Public
administrators: Hoser
created: 16 September 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Shop for fruits and vegetables ( periods 1 to 2 )
2. Cook all of your meals for one day ( periods 3 to 5 )
3. Cook something unfamiliar ( periods 6 to 7 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The period to period running total weight lost

Period 7:

All Participants 0.76 %  (Down 35.5 lb)

Period 6:

All Participants 0.72 %  (Down 33.7 lb)

Period 5:

All Participants 0.64 %  (Down 30.1 lb)

Period 4:

All Participants 0.50 %  (Down 23.5 lb)

Period 3:

All Participants 0.37 %  (Down 17.3 lb)

Period 2:

All Participants 0.33 %  (Down 15.3 lb)

Period 1:

All Participants 0.20 %  (Down 9.2 lb)

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