Ambivalence toward healthy and unhealthy food and moderation by individual differences in restrained eating

  title={Ambivalence toward healthy and unhealthy food and moderation by individual differences in restrained eating},
  author={Catherine J. Norris and Elena Do and Emma Close and Sky Deswert},
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