Participants are expected to follow a set of guidelines that are listed here
. Among them? "From April 29 to May 3, you can spend no more than $1.50 a day on food and drink. This means you have a total of $7.50 with which to buy all ingredients for your meals. The full cost of all the items you consume must be included in your budget. This means budgeting for whole packages of food such as rice, pasta, noodles and eggs etc."