Fresh Organic Plantain (per bunch)
Ripe fresh plantains are a rich source of fiber, vitamins A, C, and B-6, and the minerals magnesium and potassium.
Need to buy fresh ripe plantain? Then our fresh ripe plantain will be your best friend. Our Fresh plaintain is plucked directly from our 100% organic and natural plantain tree. They’re a rich source of fiber, vitamins A, C, and B-6, and the minerals magnesium and potassium.
Plantains contain a high amount of dietary fibre which helps ensure healthy bowels and reduces constipation. The digestive system is lined with muscles that propel the food along the digestive tract from the throat through the bowels until the eventual waste is passed out of the body. Soluble fibre acts like a sponge, and soaks up water as the faeces passes through the intestines.
Plantain can help with weight loss
When it comes to losing weight, it is about burning more calories than the calories that one consumes. One simple piece of weight loss advice is just to eat more fibre. Research shows that people who eat more fibre can lose as much weight as people on a low-fat diet.
Plantain is Good for Your Immune System.
Vitamin C is found to play a key role in boosting the immune system by increasing the production of white blood cells, and by making the cells of the body impenetrable to viruses. Vitamin C also acts as an antioxidant, which helps the immune system to neutralise free radicals that may otherwise cause damage at cellular level cellular damage.
Unlike most animals that produce their own vitamin C, the human body does not produce any, or store any Vitamin C. The key to getting adequate vitamin C lies in proper nutrition and/or the use of nutritional supplements. Plantains are an excellent source of Vitamin C with 100g of plantain containing 30 percent of the recommended daily requirement of Vitamin C. Fight that cold before it starts with some plantain.
Plantain is Good for Your Mood and Brain.
Plantains contain a healthy dose of Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 plays a variety of roles in the body including activating enzymes, stimulating metabolism, promoting immune function, helping with haemoglobin formation and contributing to cognitive development and function.
Plantain Can Be Beneficial Against Diabetes
Plantain are a good source of magnesium. 100g of plantain contains approximately 16 percent of the bodys daily requirement of magnesium. Magnesium is an important mineral because it affects several hundreds of bio-chemical reactions taking place in the body. One of these critical functions is ensuring that our blood sugar remains within the right range.
Plantain Helps To Maintain a Healthy Digestive Tract.
Plantains contain a high amount of dietary fibre which helps ensure healthy bowels and reduces constipation. The digestive system is lined with muscles that propel the food along the digestive tract from the throat through the bowels until the eventual waste is passed out of the body. Soluble fibre acts like a sponge, and soaks up water as the faeces passes through the intestines. This helps to bulk up and soften the faeces, allowing it to pass through the gut more easily. It also slows down the rate of digestion of food by the body. So eat some plantain to stock up on that dietary fibre!
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