Nilofer F. Safdar

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Hypertension is one of the most common chronic diseases affecting more than 25% of adults worldwide. In Pakistan, 33% of the adult population suffers from hypertension. Numerous epidemiological studies have demonstrated the critical role of dietary patterns in the causation, prevention and management of hypertension. There's a dearth of evidence from South(More)
Dietary pattern analysis is an epidemiological method designed to consider the complexity of food preferences and diet patterns of populations. Few studies from South Asia have used this methodology to describe population food intake. Our objective was to identify dietary patterns and understand their associations with sociodemographic, anthropometric and(More)
response to feelings of insecurity and a distorted perception of the importance of body shape and size in determining self worth. Unfortunately in some extreme cases, this obsession with thinness can lead to serious distortion of body image and Eating Disorders (ED). Eating disorders are not due to a failure of will or behavior; rather, they are real,(More)
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