When you start out in 7 DayZ to Mine, you will have the following items:
crowbar - for self defense, can rotate blocks
m1911 .45 caliber pistol - with two clips of ammo
torch - actually lights up the environment when you hold them
medkit - can heal a good amount of health three times
trail mix - dried food for the road which heals a lot of hunger
Explore walled cities, underground vaults and abandoned ruins looking for guns, armor, explosives and other useful items.