This category has been viewed 14358 times

 Healthy Indian Recipes > Home Remedies > 

Home Remedies Defective Vision recipes

Last Updated : Dec 01,2020

घरेलु नुस्खे कमजोर आँखों के लिए - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Home Remedies Defective Vision recipes in Hindi)
નબળી આંખો માટેનો આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Home Remedies Defective Vision recipes in Gujarati)


What is Defective Vision?
Defective vision refers to the inability to see objects clearly. This can be inability to see far off objects (short sightedness) or inability to see close by objects (long sightedness). In extreme cases, night blindness (inability to see at night) occurs.

Causes of Defective Vision
•Lack of nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin E, protein, iron etc.
•Excessive strain on the eyes

Symptoms of Defective Vision
•Watery eyes •Heaviness of the eyes •Headache

Here are some important food sources with the nutrients they abound in which, will help improve your eyesight.
1. Green leafy vegetables: Leafy vegetables are a storehouse of vitamins A and E, the two nutrients which help us to maintain healthy eyesight. They also abound in iron which is an essential component of blood. Insufficient iron leads to decreased supply of blood to the eyes thus making the vision defective. Feasting on leafy vegetables will help you acquire better eyesight. If you do not enjoy eating raw vegetables, try disguising them in soups, salads, rotis etc. See Creamy Onion Spinach And Carrot Soup
2. Whole grains and cereals: These are also rich sources of vitamin E. Include cereals like wheat, jowar, wheat bran, rice bran etc. as a part of your daily meal. Refined and processed cereals like maida and semolina have very minimal vitamin E as much of it is in the outer covering of grains.
3. Vitamin C rich fruits and vegetables: Vitamin C helps to protect the lens of the eyes. Fruits like orange, sweet lime, guava, papaya, amla etc. and vegetables like broccoli, capsicum, cabbage and all green leafy vegetables are good sources of vitamin C.
4. Dals, sprouts and dairy products: Protein rich foods like dals, sprouts and dairy products are of utmost importance for the formation of a protective chemical in the eyes which is extremely essential for good vision. Include these in your daily cooking and enhance your vision.
5. Orange-yellow fruits and vegetables: Fruits like papaya, carrot and tomatoes are a very good source of vitamin A. Combined with protein, these help to improve your vision, especially at night. So, ensure that you include enough of these orange, yellow coloured fruits and vegetables in your meal. If you are bored of eating them as salads or subzis, try preparing them in innovative ways, such as the Creamy Onion Spinach And Carrot Soup

Foods to be Avoided
•Tea and coffee
•Aerated drinks and alcohol
•Refined foods like maida, pasta, sugar and polished rice
•Canned and preserved foods
•Fast foods like pizzas, burgers etc.
•Ready-to-eat foods like wafers, popcorn etc.

Tips to Improve Vision
1. It is best to have raw fruits and vegetables. If you do cook them, try not to overcook as this leads to loss of volatile nutrients like vitamins C and B complex. Refer to the recipe of Lettuce and Bean Sprouts Salad in Lemon Dressing
2. Have at least two glasses of milk every day to make up for your protein requirement.
3. Include sprouts as a part of any one meal of the day. Sprouts abound in protein, iron and vitamin C and are easier to digest than dals.
4. To enhance the absorption of iron, squeeze a little vitamin C rich lemon juice in your daily cooking or have fresh lime juice after meals.

Enjoy Indian Home Remedies recipes for defective vision and other Indian home remedies articles below. 

Indian home remedies for most ailments

Indian home remedies for common cough and cold

Indian home remedies for sore throat 

Indian home remedies for fever

Indian home remedies for headache 

Indian home remedies for sunstroke

Show only recipe names containing:

Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir- Fry
Recipe# 7451
06 Jan 23

 by Tarla Dalal
A creative way to include nutritious veggies into your diet, the Broccoli, Spinach and Zucchini Stir-Fry is a treat for your taste buds, with a burst of colours and herby flavours. The combination of vegetables like broccoli, spinach and zucchini with other crunchy delights like cabbage and capsicum ....
Fenugreek and Mushroom Brown Rice
Recipe# 7468
05 Apr 19

by Tarla Dalal
Rice is usually a no-no for diabetics because it causes a quick rise in blood sugar levels. To counter the effect of high glycemic index white rice, replace it with high fibre brown rice and toss in some fibre-rich vegetables along with diabetic-friendly ingredients like garlic and fenugreek to crea ....
Spinach and Mint Soup
Recipe# 1456
06 Oct 20

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
Soup, with a lovely taste and consistency. This soup is brimful of the goodness of spinach and spring onion greens, not to forget a dash of coriander and mint. The nutmeg and black pepper not only spike up the flavour, they also bring in their healing properties—making this a true herbal delight.
Stuffed Capsicum in Tomato Gravy (  Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 7461
01 Mar 23

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Capsicum, stuffed with a mixed vegetable and low-fat paneer stuffing, is drowned in a generously-spiced tomato gravy to provide a flavourful boost of fibre and vitamin A. Not too much oil and no cream either, but still luscious, the Stuffed Capsicum in Tomato Gravy uses very little cornflour along w ....
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
Recipe# 38880
23 Jan 21

by Tarla Dalal
jowar bajra garlic roti recipe | bajra jowar lehsun roti | healthy jowar bajra garlic roti | with 13 amazing images. Jowar and bajra are two super healthy flours and should be definitely included to diet!! We have ma ....
Creamy Onion, Spinach and Carrot Soup
Recipe# 4206
10 Jun 20

 by Tarla Dalal
Rich and luscious, this soup is a treat to the palate! What makes Creamy Onion, Spinach and Carrot Soup marvelous is the combination of nutrients like vitamins A, E, and iron. The protein in milk works hand-in-hand with the vitamin A to further boost your vision. Enjoy this delicious Creamy On ....
Paneer and Spinach Soup
Recipe# 1457
02 Dec 20

by Tarla Dalal
paneer and spinach soup recipe | Indian palak soup with paneer | healthy palak paneer soup | spinach cottage cheese soup | paneer and spinach soup is a fragrant a ....
Fruit Chaat ( Vitamin C and Vitamin A Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35080
18 Oct 10

 by Tarla Dalal
A delicious and simple way to treat your skin to all the vitamin A and C that it needs! Papayas, bananas, grapes, tomatoes, cucumber and more-this yummy recipe will help you ....
Tangy Twist ( Vitamin C Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35082
04 Feb 19

 by Tarla Dalal
A glassful of vitamin c! although it is beneficial to eat whole fruit rather than a juice, this one is an exception as it provides your daily dose of vitamin c in one shot. Pomegranates are rich in fibre and potassium making this a refreshing shot of multi-vitamins. Drink-up!
Sprouted Methi Salad ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe)
Recipe# 4615
25 Jun 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Being rich not only in iron, but also in other nutrients like vitamin a, calcium and protein, this is a classic nutrient-based salad. Sprouting the methi seeds further enhances the nutrient quotient and also decreases the bitterness.
Lettuce and Bean Sprouts Salad in Lemon Dressing
Recipe# 36097
18 Oct 20

 by Tarla Dalal
lettuce and bean sprouts salad recipe | Indian style bean sprout salad in lemon dressing | healthy bean sprout recipe | lemony sprouts salad | lettuce and bean sprouts s ....
Pineapple Cucumber and Celery Salad ( Multi Vitamin Recipe)
Recipe# 35088
29 Jan 21

  This recipe has an associated video
 by Tarla Dalal
Cucumbers and pineapples are juicy, refreshing and rich with vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, fibre and water. These foods help in cleansing the system, maintaining body temperature, and hydrate the body. Chopping them up for this salad is a great way begin a meal and ensure that you don’t pile on too ma ....
Subscribe to the free food mailer


Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?