Report: ‘Real-life Barbie’ model hopes to ditch food in favor of air, light

Posted at 3:22 PM, Mar 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-01 17:22:42-05

Barbie model light and airValeria Lukyanova has been called the human Barbie doll, and now the Ukrainian model reportedly says she wants to forgo eating and drinking in favor of light and air.

The Huffington Post reports that Lukyanova says her appetite has diminished, and she hopes this means she has come close to reaching her goal of subsisting on only light and air.

The goal is reportedly part of a practice called Breatharianism, in which followers try to achieve a state where they don’t eat or drink but instead claim to survive on “cosmic micro-food.”

A Seattle woman recently attempted to live only on sunlight, tea and water, and reports say she went about 47 days before stopping.

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