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THE NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF PLANTAIN March 1, 2013

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One of the most amazing thing about plantain are its nutritional values which contain almost all essential nutrients, vitamins, minerals, fibers and essential trace elements .
-Energy producing nutrients
Plantain contains carbon hydrates, sugars, fibers, proteins, and fats which produce energy and heat for the human body.
-Vitamins
Plantain also contains several essential vitamins such as A1, B1, B2, B3, B6, B9 vitamin C and K.
Vitamins are needed in the body in very small quantity to trigger the thousands of chemical reactions necessary to maintain good health. Their functions include acting as antioxidants, enhances the body use of carbon hydrates, proteins and fats.
They are also critical in the formation of blood cells, hormones, neuron transmitters and DNA.
-Minerals and trace elements
Plantain contains potassium which controls body water balance and regulate
Such nerve processes as nerve transmissions, muscle contraction and normal heart rhythm.
It contains calcium which gives strong , healthy bones and teeth in both children and adults.
It finally contains essential trace elements such as iron, magnesium, zinc.
These are metabolic catalyst with varieties of metabolisms of actions and have been increasingly recognized for their role in the healing of wounds , replacements and growth of body tissues.

The nutritional values of a kg of plantain
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These are the values that make plantain one of the most consumed food crop in the world and investment in this crop is very profitable and discerning investors
are invited to come and join the millions
of people earning millions of NAIRA and DOLLARS from plantain plantation.
For further enquiries and consultancy
Please,contact jta consulting,Lagos.
Our email is jtaconsult2012co@yahoo.com
Gsm-08082619232 ,08184932156

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