We agree with Tufts Nutrition Dean: YES to focusing on incorporating GOOD foods into your diet versus trying to eliminate all of the “BAD” foods. This is a message that often results in smiles and a sigh of relief from participants.
“Wait, I don’t need to cut all the bad foods out of my diet?! …Great, I can definitely add in more fruit and veggies… Sure, I will try brown rice.”
Also, be sure to read the last answer re: policy no-brainers, leveraging SNAP is one of them! (duh, no brainer) https://wbur.fm/2SEdYIi