Composition of plantain

Nutritional composition of plantain

What does plantain contain?

Nutritional value of plantains or green bananas compared with common bananas  for every 100 gr.
NutrientsRaw plantainBanana
Water (g.)65,374,2
Calories (kcal.)12292
Fat (mg.)0,370,48
Protein (g.)1,31,03
Carbohydrates (g.)30,89alto23 alto
of which sugar (g)1512,2
Fiber (g.)2,3alto2,4 alto
Potassium (mg.)499alto396 alto
Phosphorus (mg.)3420
Iron (mg.)0,60,31
Sodium (mg.)41
Magnesium (mg.)37alto29 alto
Calcium (mg.)36
Zinc (mg.)0,140,16
Vitamin C (mg.)18,49,1
Vitamin A (IU)1.12781
Folic acid (mcg.)2219
Vitamin B1(Thiamin) (mg.)0,050, 045
Vitamin B2(Riboflavin) (mg.)0,050,10
Vitamin B6(Pantothenic acid) (mg)0,30,37
Vitamin E (mg.)0,140,27
Niacin (mg.)0,670,54

alto= Indicates high content

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

24 March, 2020

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