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Table 3 Circumference (μm) of the adipocyte from Retroperitoneal (RET) and Epididymal (EPI) White Adipose Tissue in rats fed different diets during 8 weeks.

From: Effects of a ferment soy product on the adipocyte area reduction and dyslipidemia control in hypercholesterolemic adult male rats

  Circumference
Group RET EPI
C 127.35 ± 2.49 128.25 ± 2.05
CPF 118.06 ± 1.75* 110.13 ± 1.42*
H 138.59 ± 2.37+ 122.69 ± 1.73
HPF 113.49 ± 2.03* 100.12 ± 1.42*
  1. Values are means ± SEM (n = 8).*p < 0.05 comparing C × CPF and H × HPF; +p < 0.05 comparing C × H. Control Group (C); Control + Fermented Product Group (CPF); Hypercholesterolemic Diet Group (H); and Hypercholesterolemic + Fermented Product Group (HPF).