Why you should eat plantains more often

December 10, 2021
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Plantains are staple food in many countries of the world. They are rich in fiber and other essential nutrients. This article will enlighten you on why you should consider to eat plantains regularly.

1. They help in digestion

Plantains are rich source of fiber which helps in digestion. They are good in preventing constipation and allow easy bowel movement.

2. Plantains may help to protect against diseases

Plantains contain vitamin C which helps in protecting against diseases. Vitamin C also helps in boosting the immune system.

3. They promote heart health

Plantains contain potassium which helps the heart to function properly. They may also help in reducing the blood cholesterol which in turn help the heart to function well.

4. They promote healthy weight

The fiber in plantains may help in keeping you full for a long time therefore reducing the intake of other meals.

5. They are rich in nutrients

Plantains are full of essential vitamins and minerals that are needed by the body. They are also high in carbohydrates and fiber.

 

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