How many of you have walked into the produce section of your local grocery store and seen a plantain, only to wonder why they don’t just call it a banana? Well, I’ll freely admit that as a kid (and by that I mean I still do it) I would freely scoff at the notion of calling it anything different since they looked so darned similar. Turns out they may be similar but aren’t the same fruit. Not at all! That means it would only be right to sit down and have a chance to talk about plantains properly, so today’s nutrition facts article will spotlight the banana’s odd cousin, the plantain. Let’s get into it!