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Table 4 Nutritional compositions of plantain

From: A review of the ethnomedicinal, antimicrobial, and phytochemical properties of Musa paradisiaca (plantain)

Phytochemicals Values (mg/100 g)
  Peel Leaf Pulp References
Sodium 162 280 2.0 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), United States Department of Agriculture (2018)
Potassium 235 40 431 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), USDA (2018)
Calcium 100 135 2.0 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), USDA (2018)
Magnesium 76 18 41 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), USDA (2018)
Iron 5.6 14 0.75 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), USDA (2018)
Phosphorus 360 151.67 31 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), USDA (2018)
Zinc 0.18 USDA (2018)
Vit. C 11.72 8.17 20.2 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), Akinsanmi et al. (2015), USDA (2018)
Vit. A 0.97 Adeolu and Enesi (2013)
Thiamine 0.20 0.10 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), USDA (2018)
Riboflavin 0.50 0.10 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), USDA (2018)
Niacin 1.13 0.55 Adeolu and Enesi (2013), USDA (2018)
Vit. B6 0.07 USDA (2018)
Protein 11.47* 1.25* Adeolu and Enesi (2013), USDA (2018)
Fibre 8.47* 2.2* Adeolu and Enesi (2013), USDA (2018)
Carbohydrate 60.87* 36.66* Adeolu and Enesi (2013), USDA (2018)
  1. Values with asterisk (*) are in grams (g)