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Similar or different? : Comparing food cultures with regard to traditional and modern eating across ten countries

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SPROESSER, Gudrun, Matthew B. RUBY, Naomi ARBIT, Charity S. AKOTIA, Marle DOS SANTOS ALVARENGA, Rachana BHANGAOKAR, Isato FURUMITSU, Xiaomeng HU, Harald SCHUPP, Britta RENNER, 2022. Similar or different? : Comparing food cultures with regard to traditional and modern eating across ten countries. In: Food Research International. Elsevier. 157, 111106. ISSN 0963-9969. eISSN 1873-7145. Available under: doi: 10.1016/j.foodres.2022.111106

@article{Sproesser2022Simil-57398, title={Similar or different? : Comparing food cultures with regard to traditional and modern eating across ten countries}, year={2022}, doi={10.1016/j.foodres.2022.111106}, volume={157}, issn={0963-9969}, journal={Food Research International}, author={Sproesser, Gudrun and Ruby, Matthew B. and Arbit, Naomi and Akotia, Charity S. and dos Santos Alvarenga, Marle and Bhangaokar, Rachana and Furumitsu, Isato and Hu, Xiaomeng and Schupp, Harald and Renner, Britta}, note={Article Number: 111106} }

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