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Their molecular structures are somewhat similar to those of oestrogen and they have the potential to occupy oestrogen receptors in your cells.PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002) The Sun (2013) The Sun (2014) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
A chemical in the berry attaches itself to your taste receptors and changes your reaction to the food you're eating.The Sun (2015)
A key element has been identified as a group of pleasure sensors deep in the brain known as the dopamine D2 receptors.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Wheat gluten can also attach to receptors in the brain, which messes with brain chemistry, making people hungrier and making wheat addictive.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We now know men have more temperature receptors in our brains, so when our temperature rises during flu, we feel the burn that much worse.The Sun (2013)
A new happy medium is reached between the number of LDL receptors in the body and the concentration of serum cholesterol.Living with Angina (1991)
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