A comparison of dietarian identity profiles between vegetarians and vegans

@article{Rosenfeld2019ACO,
  title={A comparison of dietarian identity profiles between vegetarians and vegans},
  author={Daniel L. Rosenfeld},
  journal={Food Quality and Preference},
  year={2019},
  volume={72},
  pages={40-44}
}
Abstract Vegetarianism and veganism are often grouped together in nutritional and psychological investigations. Yet an emerging body of literature has highlighted that vegetarians and vegans differ along a number of neurological, attitudinal, and behavioral variables. In this research, I found that vegetarians and vegans exhibit different dietarian identity profiles. Compared to vegetarians, vegans saw their dietary patterns as more intertwined with their identity (higher centrality), had more… Expand
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