Unripe plantain is a rare food on the menu list in Nigerian homes as many detest the taste and settle for the ripe one due to it’s sweetness and ignorance.
These are 10 health benefits you’ll be getting from eating unripe plantain:
1. It enriches the heart.
Unripe plantain contains some amount of serotonin which dilates the arteries, improves blood flow and reduces homocystine (a condition that causes coronary artery disease and stroke).
It richness in potassium makes it heart friendly by preventing heart attack and hypertension through controlling heart rate and blood pressure in our body and cell. Also, it fibre content is great for reducing cholesterols level which reduce the risk of developing any heart diseases.