They may look like bananas and be packed with potassium, but there the similarities end. Plantain offers a whole lot more in terms of health benefits than you might think.
They may look like bananas and be packed with potassium, but there the similarities end. Plantain offers a whole lot more beneath the surface. These curvy plants actually contain more carbs, less fat and less sugar than bananas and are typically cooked before eating.
First of all, this is a high fibre food source, which means that it helps to support the digestive system by giving it a good workout. The knock-on effect from the high levels of fibre helps plantain to relieve constipation and provide relief from other digestive conditions.
Plantain is also high in Vitamins A and C. This helps it fight free radical damage and boost the immune system.
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