The Nutritional Value Of Plantain

In the spirit of nutrition, our post today is about the of .

Personally I like plantains be it the unripe or ripe.

Then if you are just like me then this post would prove important.

Nutritional Value Of Plantain,
Nutritional Value Of Plantan

One cup raw plantain has roughly (in recommended daily values) 

  • 181 calories
  • 47 grams carbohydrates
  • 1.9 grams protein
  • 0.5 grams fat
  • 3.4 grams fiber
  • 27.2 milligrams vitamin C (45 percent DV)
  • 1,668 IU vitamin A (33 percent)
  • 0.4 milligram vitamin B6 (22 percent)
  • 739 milligrams (21 percent)
  • 55 milligrams (14 percent)
  • 0.9 milligrams iron (5 percent)

When cooked Plantains are altered in their nutritional value, thus a new nutritional value as listed below:

  • 232 calories
  • 62.3 grams carbohydrates
  • 1.6 grams protein
  • 0.4 gram fat
  • 4.6 grams fiber
  • 1,818 IU vitamin A (36 percent)
  • 21.8 milligrams vitamin C (36 percent)
  • 930 milligrams potassium (27 percent)
  • 0.5 milligram vitamin B6 (24 percent)
  • 64 milligrams magnesium (16 percent)
  • 1.2 milligrams iron (6 percent)
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