Swedish students' interpretations of food symbols and their perceptions of healthy eating. An exploratory study

  title={Swedish students' interpretations of food symbols and their perceptions of healthy eating. An exploratory study},
  author={Nicklas Neuman and Christine Persson Osowski and Ylva Mattsson Sydner and Christina Fjellstr{\"o}m},

Health Practices and the Paleo Diet: Understanding Healthy Eating from Paleo Adopters' Perspectives

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