Unripe plantain is not so appealing to people, but it contains a lot of vitamins, minerals, and fibre needed by the body, and it can be prepared in different ways. Listed below are the importances of unripe plantain
It is good for the heart: unripe plantain contain potassium which helps to prevent heart attack and hypertension. It also has a fibre content which reduces cholesterol levels.
It can cure anemia and neuritis: unripe plantain can cure and also prevent anemia and neuritis. It contains high content of vitamin B6 which helps to cure anemia and neuritis
It helps to reduce weight: Unripe plantain contains vital vitamins and minerals required for healthy diet but less of carbohydrate.
It helps the circulatory and digestive system: Unripe plantain helps in food digestion.
It ensures easy bowl movement: Its high content of fibre helps make bowel movement very easy
It gives strong bone: Unripe plantain contains calcium which helps in building strong bones.
It prevent ulcer and enhance good sight
It helps to increase sexual performance: Unripe plantain helps to increase sexual performance.
Unripe plantain can be eaten in several ways; by boiling, frying and roasting.