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Diet Beneficial for Eyes

Diet for vision

Diet beneficial for eyes

Eyes is our very delicate sense organs. It is very important for vision. Everyone of us must be very conscious about protecting our eye. We should have regular eye check up time to time. But more we can improve our vision and eye problems with the simple diet changes also. Another helpful method is to take eye beneficial nutrients, either from daily food consumption or nutritional supplements. In contrast, a healthy diet is greatly beneficial in preventing or slowing down certain eye diseases such as macular degeneration, cataracts, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. A balanced, vision-beneficial diet should include some helpful nutrients, e.g. vitamins, minerals, healthy proteins, omega-3 fatty acids and lutein. In detail, antioxidants including vitamins A, C and E can prevent the oxidation effect in the eye, preventing age-related eye diseases.

Cereals Rice


Pulses Mung




Meat Meat of animal and birds living in dry climate

Meat of cock, Peacock, Crow, Wild Cock

Cuckoo, Eagles, Goat, Horse, Lion, Reptiles such as serpent, should particularly preferred

Eggs Hen’s Eggs
Spices Cumin seeds, Cloves, Saffron (Keshar), Badshep coriander, Pepper
Milk Cow’s milk, human milk and elephant milk
Ghee Cow’s ghee, Cream and butter
Dry fruits Pomegranate, Banana, Grape, Mango, Papaya, Orange, Peach, Sweet yam, Apple, Raw banana and lemon
Vegetables Brinjals dry and young raddish, carrot, beet, Paraval, Suram, Karela, Tomato, Kachra, Cabbage, Salad, Potato and onion
Leafy Vegetables Drum stick leaves, Chakvathi, Tandulaja, Punarnava, Kardai(safola), Pudina, Kadi limb, Palak, Methi, Jivanthi
Sugars Honey and Cane sugar

About the author

Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari

Experienced holistic doctor, healer, teacher, and writer
Specialized in Ayurvedic detox (Panchakarma)
Trained in India and Nepal, the original lands of Ayurveda
Graduate in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) from the Institute of Medicine at Tribhuwan University in Kathmandu.
Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA)
Owner of Sunshine Ayurveda

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