In 2018 I reported on a randomized controlled trial that concluded that taking Vitamin D supplements was unlikely to prevent cancer except in black participants - regardless of whether they had adequate Vitamin D levels at the start of the study. Yet research continues into the possible links between Vitamin D and calcium, dairy products as a source of both, and various cancers.
A team of scientists recently published a meta-analysis of 29 case-control and cohort studies that focused on types of dairy intake, Vitamin D and calcium intake, and the risk of ovarian cancer (Brit J Nutr https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114520001075).
Out of those studies, the vast majority (23) looked at the association between risk of ovarian cancer and the participants' consumption of dairy products and lactose (a protein found in dairy products). Mlk and ovarian cancer »
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Alioli is a staple of Spanish cuisine and seems to have originated in Catalan.
Authentic alioli is made with fresh garlic crushed in a mortar and pestle with olive oil until the garlic forms a paste and emulsifies with the oil. The result is a rich, creamy paste that is great on almost anything.
I love making curries, and one of my favorite chefs owns an out of the way Indian restaurant in Las Vegas: Mantra Masala. He says the key to a great sauce is to start with an onion gravy, simmering the onions for a long time in spices and then pureeing until smooth.
That is how I usually make my curries when I am cooking for myself at home. One of the best parts is the house smells so great.
For this recipe I wanted a bit more texture, so I only cooked the onions for about 10 minutes. Adding the spices to the onions and cooking for another couple of minutes takes the harshness out of both and makes the sauce quite mellow without having to simmer for an hour or more.