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The toxic truth about sugar

Overview of attention for article published in Nature, February 2012
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

Citations

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572 Mendeley
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6 CiteULike
Title
The toxic truth about sugar
Published in
Nature, February 2012
DOI 10.1038/482027a
Pubmed ID
Authors

Robert H. Lustig, Laura A. Schmidt, Claire D. Brindis

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 9 2%
United Kingdom 7 1%
Germany 6 1%
Spain 3 <1%
France 2 <1%
Japan 2 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Ecuador 1 <1%
Other 10 2%
Unknown 529 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 111 19%
Student > Bachelor 98 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 84 15%
Researcher 73 13%
Other 39 7%
Other 123 22%
Unknown 44 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 140 24%
Medicine and Dentistry 99 17%
Social Sciences 34 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 32 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 30 5%
Other 170 30%
Unknown 67 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1503. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 June 2020.
All research outputs
#2,508
of 15,386,624 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#374
of 74,503 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7
of 218,550 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#2
of 1,097 outputs
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