If You Eat Roasted Plantain And Groundnut, You Need To See This
Plantains also known as boli are one of the main sources of carbohydrates in Nigeria, and they can be prepared and enjoyed in a number of ways which includes, boiling, roasting, frying, grilling, pounding and also adding to stews and pottages.
The stage of maturity of plantain determines the cooking method which will be applied to plantains. Roasted plantain is a very popular road side, lunch time snack, usually served and eaten with roasted peanuts (groundnuts) and can be realy filling and satisfying.
Groundnut is one of the best sources of protein. It has been proven to be very beneficial for our health since it contains vitamin E, magnesium, foliate, copper and arginine. Groundnut despite the type, has a range of functions when it comes to body health which include: Boosting Memory, Helps Fight Depression, Promotes Fertility, Helps in Weight Loss, and Prevents Gallstones
Plantains on the other hand, has a wide range of functions which include the following.
It boosts s€xual performance
Plantains help in improving s€xual performance through increased libido, improve male fertility, thicker sperm and volume. Food that is best for this function is unripe plantain with ginger and garlic, roasted or parboil.
It can treat anaemia and neuritis
Due to the presence of vitamin B6 plantains can help in curing neuritis which is the inflammation of the nerve and anaemia: a medical condition where one’s red blood cells are lower than the normal, thereby causing weakness.
It’s good for weight loss and healthy eating
Plantain, when consumed with lots of vegetable soup and chicken, it makes a great weight loss and a healthy meal since it is relatively low in carbohydrates, has a high fibre content, essential vitamins and minerals.
It helps reduce constipation
Others benefits include, It makes a great meal for diabetics, It help builds and strengthens stronger bones, It can prevent ulcer and It enriches the heart by preventing some heart diseases or conditions like heart attack and hypertention.
Since It contains vitamin A, B6 and C, plantain helps with better vision, better skin complexion, builds immunity against diseases and free radicals.