Figure 4. Quantity of adipose tissue: A) Epididimal (g) and B) Retroperitoneal (mg) adipose tissue amount of mice fed with standard diet (SD), standard-diet with cactus flour (SD-CF), high fat diet (HFD) and high fat diet with cactus flour (HFD-CF), after 4 weeks of cactus/fiber treatment. Data analyzed with one-way ANOVA followed by Bonferroni’s post hoc test, showed in means ± SEM. n=7 *P<0.05 vs SD


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