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Health benefit of unripe plaintain

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Another piece of good news for those who enjoy unripe plantains and all that comes from them.

Health benefit of unripe plaintain

Health benefit of unripe plaintain

Check below for the health benefits of unripe plantain:

1. It enriches the heart

Unripe plantain contains some amount of serotonin which dilates the arteries, improves blood flow and reduces homocysteine (a condition that causes coronary artery disease and stroke).

Its richness in potassium makes it heart friendly by preventing heart attack and hypertension by controlling heart rate and blood pressure in our body and cell. Also, its fibre content is great for reducing cholesterols level which reduces the risk of developing any heart diseases.

2. It can treat anaemia and neuritis

Its presence of vitamin B6 can help in curing neuritis (inflammation of the nerve), and anaemia: a medical condition where someone is having low red blood cells in the blood, which causes weakness.

With inclusive into meal plans and consumption, it can cure anaemia and neuritis and serves as a preventive measure.

3. It’s a great meal for weight loss and healthy eating

It’s relatively low in carbohydrates, with high fibre content, essential vitamins and minerals. When consuming lots of vegetable soup and chicken, it makes a great weight loss and a healthy meal.

4. Eating unripe plantain helps with the circulatory and digestive system

5. Its source of vitamin A, B6 and C helps with better vision, better skin complexion, builds immunity against diseases and free radicals.



6. It helps with bowel movements.

Its richness in fibre makes bowel movement easier which also reduce constipation.

7. It makes a great meal for diabetics

Unripe plantain is very low in sugar compared to ripe or overripe plantain and this makes it a good choice for diabetes especially when added with other fibre and protein-rich food such as green vegetables. Thus, it makes a great choice for preventing diabetes.

8. It helps builds and strengthens stronger bones

Unripe Plantain is rich in calcium which is the essential mineral needed for stronger bones, muscles, nails and teeth. A healthy meal with unripe plantain inclusive will prevent diseases such as osteoporosis which involves the weakening of the bones and causes fractures.

9. It can prevent ulcer

Various studies conducted have shown that unripe plantain contains phytochemical properties such as leucocyanidin which can prevent ulcers.

10It boosts sexual performance

Making unripe plantain part of your healthy meal plan will help you in improving sexual performance through increased libido, improved male fertility, thicker sperm and volume.

Food recipes such as unripe plantain with ginger and garlic, roasted or parboil can work wonders.

In conclusion, you can imagine all the health benefits eating unripe plantain does in our body system, can do, all the prevention and diseases it will be curing.

Include unripe plantain into your meal plan today and start having the many medicinal and therapeutic properties it possesses.

You can enjoy it cook which is my favourite by parboiling it in other not to relatively kill its nutrients, fry and make into flour for pudding food.

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