UNRIPE PLANTAIN THE WONDER MEAL!
It's so amazing how we have so much embedded in a naturally grown plants! Talk about essential minerals, dietary fibre, vitamins etc, the unripe plantain is simply bae.
The unripe plantain flour is made with 100% unripe plantian, so we are sure to say that the flour contains everything in the unripe plantain .
Unripe plantains are loaded with many nutritional and health benefits one cannot imagine. They are full of essential minerals and vitamins such as dietary fibre, iron,potassium,vitamin B-complex,magnesium,manganese,copper,niacin,riboflavin, and thiamine.
I like to call it wonder meal as it is ideal for both children,men and women.
On the benefits? Let take a ride, shall we?
1. Can treat Anaemia and neuritis. The presence of vitamin B6 in unripe plantain can cure neuritis; which is the inflammation of the nerve and anaemia; a medical condition where someone is having low red blood cells which case weakness. The unripe plantain meal is a source of vitamin A ,B6 and C which helps with better vision,better skin complexion and builds immunity against diseases and free radicals.
A worthy note: Persons who are given to smoking and who work in environments where harmful chemicals are inhaled,should make unripe plantain priority A in their meal plan as it boosts the immune system.
2. Unripe plantain is very low in sugar which makes them a good choice for diabetic patients. It helps to lower blood sugar level. So,if you are diabetic or you know anyone who is,be kind enough to recommend unripe plantain to them.
3. Unripe plantain builds and strengthens the bone. This meal is rich in calcium,so you would need to introduce it to your toddler for strong bones and teeth. Amazingly,unripe plantain also prevents osteoporosis;the weakening of bones.
So, as you get older,make this meal your favourite!
4. Boost sexual performance!: This helps to improve sexual performance through increased libido,improved male fertility,thicker sperm and volume.
Are you looking at a romantic get away? You may consider introducing unripe plantain days before and thank me later winks*
5. Weight loss: Because of its relatively low carbs, high fibre and essential minerals, the unripe plantain stimulates the satiety centres and makes you to feel full pretty soon. The fiber also helps in the circulatory and digestive system as well as good bowel movement .
6. Ulcer: Studies show that unripe plantain contains phytochemicals properties such as leucocyanide to prevent ulcer
7. Enriches the heart: This meal is so rich in potassium that it makes them heart friendly by preventing heart attack and hypertension through controlling heart rate and blood pressure in our body and cell. Also their fiber content is great for reducing cholesterol level which also reduces the risk of developing any heart disease.
This meal is really WONDER MEAL! So much embedded in It
How to prepare
√ Boil water to 100°C
√ Sprinkle plantain flour into the boiled water
√ Stir the content of the boiled water to wooden spoon till you have a relatively homogenous mix
√ Eat with any soup of your choice
Beautiful thing is,the unripe plantain flour enables you to eat the swallow version of the unripe plantain series... Lolz, so, really you have no excuse, no more everyday garri,eat healthy and stay healthy !
One more thing, you can make it in a pap consistency !