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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

Green tea for weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight or obese adults

Overview of attention for article published in Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
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Title
Green tea for weight loss and weight maintenance in overweight or obese adults
Published in
Cochrane database of systematic reviews, December 2012
DOI 10.1002/14651858.cd008650.pub2
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Authors

Tannis M Jurgens, Anne Marie Whelan, Lara Killian, Steve Doucette, Sara Kirk, Elizabeth Foy

Abstract

Preparations of green tea are used as aids in weight loss and weight maintenance. Catechins and caffeine, both contained in green tea, are each believed to have a role in increasing energy metabolism, which may lead to weight loss. A number of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating the role of green tea in weight loss have been published; however, the efficacy of green tea preparations in weight loss remains unclear.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 4 <1%
Brazil 3 <1%
Portugal 2 <1%
Germany 2 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Australia 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Other 7 1%
Unknown 589 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 104 17%
Student > Bachelor 102 17%
Researcher 57 9%
Student > Ph. D. Student 55 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 37 6%
Other 114 19%
Unknown 143 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 195 32%
Nursing and Health Professions 65 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 46 8%
Social Sciences 22 4%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 21 3%
Other 98 16%
Unknown 165 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 597. 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 18 May 2022.
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#28,480
of 21,799,263 outputs
Outputs from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#54
of 12,114 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#158
of 294,789 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Cochrane database of systematic reviews
#4
of 474 outputs
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