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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the factors involved in premature aging.


Food sustainability
Yet not everyone is privileged enough to enjoy an appropriate and unrestricted diet.


International journal of food safety, nutrition, public health and technology
open access journal. about food safety, nutrition and dietetics.
International Journal of Practice-based Learning in Health and Social Care
Online publishing medium for all health and social care professionals engaged in educational activities.
Scientific journal on IT applied to medicine and biomedicine.
The official gazette of the Spanish Public Health and Health Administration Society.


Bibliographic database including abstracts and citations from journals specializing in medicine.
ProQuest Health & Medical Complete
Database offering full-text access to journals specialized in medicine and health.
PubMed is operated by the National Centre for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
ISI Web of Science
Bibliographical and bibliometrical database.

Reference works

A Dictionary of Social Work & Social Care. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
It covers social work theories, methods, policies, organizations, and statutes.
A selection of dictionaries

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Elsevier ScienceDirect
Access to 960 ebooks from Elsevier ScienceDirect.

Open-acces resources

Indicadores clave del Sistema Nacional de Salud (2013)
Selected indicators from the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs about the most important aspects of health
EUROSTAT. Public Health Statistics database
Health and services statistics from the member countries of the European Union.
Cochrane Library Plus
A database created by Cochrane, a highly renowned international non-profit organisation.

Recommended bibliography

Bibliografia recomanada
Accedeix a la consulta de la bibliografia recomanada de l'assignatura Alimentació i societat.
Xarxes socials i portals de salut
Materials outlining the changes taking place in the field of health care.