Healthy eating and sustainable nutrition through mindfulness? Mixed method results of a controlled intervention study

  title={Healthy eating and sustainable nutrition through mindfulness? Mixed method results of a controlled intervention study},
  author={Laura Sophie Stanszus and Pascal Frank and Sonja M. Geiger},

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