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What is the nutritional benefit of plantains?
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Dr. Michael H. T. Siaanswered
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Carbohydrate source: High starch, low protein and fat. Great food for geriatric patients. It is a fruit that is a staple in african and andean regions. Resembles a banana but there is no formal botanical distinction.
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