Meet the Challengers!

If you're ready to take charge of your weight in 2011, join Dr. Phil as he kicks off the 17 Day Diet Challenge! Based on the revolutionary new book by Dr. Mike Moreno, the program helps you whittle your waistline and shed pounds fast.


Meet the 10 candidates " Kim, Clint, Becky, Chanel, Amanda, Tracy, Brad, Joni, Tom and Kristina " who will compete against each other to lose weight and win amazing prizes. Dr. Phil and Dr. Travis Stork, host of the Emmy Award-winning show The Doctors, shake up the competition by dividing the group into Team Dr. Phil and Team Doctors, who'll go head to head. 

Click here to sign the pledge to join Team Dr. Phil!

Click here to sign the pledge to join Team Doctors!

Team Dr. Phil


Age: 43
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 254 pounds 
Married to Clint, a chef, and says her husband often sabotages her weight loss. 


Age: 39
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 224 pounds
Used to be an in-store Barbie model, but now calls herself "unbearable."   

Age: 34
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 450 pounds
A former college football player. Wants to lose weight to convince his girlfriend to marry him.
Age: 21
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 225 pounds
Says she's the victim of "Fat Girl Syndrome"  and was teased as a child for being overweight.
Age: 37
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 341 pounds 
A stand-up comedian who says the joke is now on him. Promised his young son that he would take control of his weight.

Team Doctors

Age: 40
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 317 pounds
A chef from Trinidad who says that every day is a fiesta. Married to Kim, and admits that he likes her "thick."

Age: 39
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 270 pounds
Played in the NBA for 12 years. Promised his dad he would lose weight so he doesn't worry about his health. 

Age: 32
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 254 pounds

A fashion photographer and mother of two. Says the industry is all about appearance, and she wants to lose weight so she won't lose clients. 



Age: 45
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 270 pounds

Calls herself an emotional eater. Made a promise to her dad on his deathbed that she would get healthy so she can go surfing for him. 



Age: 24
Height: 5'6"
Weight: 211 pounds 
Best friend is Amanda. Says she gained over 50 pounds after a car accident three years ago and wants to feel sexy again.

The 17 Day Diet
by Dr. Mike Moreno
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