What you eat has a direct impact on your good eye health. One such vitamin known as vitamin A is supremely beneficial for your eyes. Also, it does wonders to your skin by making your skin glow and acne-free. Low levels of vitamin A can cause weak bones too, so there’s another reason why you should not skip your daily dose of vitamin A. Carrots, spinach, almonds, eggs are some of the rich sources of Vitamin-A.
Here we have listed 5 Vitamin-A rich recipes that you can try for improved eye health and an overall boost of immunity:
- Baked Spinach cracker chaat: As well are well aware of the nutritional benefits of spinach, it is a powerhouse of Vitamin-A along with other nutrients like vitamin-C, vitamin-K, folate, iron. Also being anti-inflammatory, it is essential for healthy eyesight, helping to prevent macular degeneration and cataracts. Spinach leaves dipped in chickpea flour and baked in an oven until golden brown. Then, for dressing yogurt, pomegranate and certain spices can be added and your perfect chaat is ready!
- Carrot Beet Ginger juice: A half-cup of carrot can give you up to 73% of your daily requirement of vitamin A. Carrots and beets go perfectly together in this carrot beet juice since both of them are earthy and sweet. Mix all the ingredients well in a mixer and add a few drops of lemon juice, with shredded ginger and nuts for garnishing. Serve and enjoy!
- Bull’s eye eggs: The yolk of the egg contains vitamin A, lutein, zeaxanthin, and zinc- which are all essential for good eye health. For this recipe, all you need to do is preheat the oven and carefully crack 1 egg into the centre of each bread slice. Season with salt and pepper. Add shredded cheese. Bake until egg whites are set but yolks are still runny and serve this delicious meal.
- Roasted salmon & papaya salsa: Fish is important to the eyes health because fish contain the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA. In our eyes, DHA and EPA have a vital role in vision and help to decrease inflammation. Bake fish fillets until its brown on the top and thoroughly cooked. For salsa, mix chopped papaya, green onion, red peppers, olive oil, and add seasoning of your choice. The delicious salmon dish is ready for the perfect dinner!
- Pumpkin mousse: Pumpkins are a rich source of zinc, vitamin C, vitamin A, lutein, and zeaxanthin, making them a treat for your eyes and overall health. This beautiful pumpkin mousse is fluffy and will satisfy your sweet tooth after dinner without leaving you feeling overloaded. To make this you will need a few ingredients like cream cheese, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice, pumpkin puree, whipping cream, and vanilla. Mix them well and you are good to go to curb those sweet cravings.
Over to you:
Now you must have an idea of the importance of vitamin-A for good vision. Above written are 5 recipes that we truly adore. Do try these recipes and let us know which one you liked the most. Don’t forget to share yours!