Reasons why you should eat plantain

 Plantains are a type of fruit that is a staple of many diets in many countries of the world, including Nigeria. Plantain looks exactly like banana but it is larger than banana, it is starchier and not as sweet as banana.

Plantains grow abundantly in tropical climates and come in a variety of green or yellow colours. Yellow plantains have a sweet taste and are softer than green plantain. If a plantain peel is turning black, it is an indicator that the plantain is ripe, and can be eaten like bananas.

You can eat it by boiling, frying, and you can also pound it. It can also be processed into flour for baking. 

According to the USDA, one raw yellow plantain of (270 grams or about 9.5 ounces) contains all these amounts of nutrients:  Calories: 329 Protein: 4 g Total fat: 1 g Saturated fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 86 g Dietary fiber: 5 g Total sugar: 47 g Magnesium: 97 mg Potassium: 1,310 mg Vitamin C: 50 mg Vitamin A: 3,050 IU

With this information, I'm sure you will love to start eating bananas


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