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There's nothing wrong with having plantains or other starchy vegetables. Most people do well with a fist-sized serving of some kind of starchy vegetable each day, and people who are very active, who are prone to depression  or anxiety, or who are nursing, pregnant, or in the week or so leading up to their period may need more than that. 

However, the fact that you talk about having these because you're craving sweets is something you might want to keep an eye on. Be sure that you're eating plenty of other food and drinking plenty of water, and pay attention as you go through your Whole30 that you don't just get in the habit of having these each day so that you are having them even if you're maybe not hungry. If you wouldn't eat plain green beans or broccoli or plain fish, but you would eat fried plantains, you're probably not actually hungry, you're craving that sweetness. Cravings like that aren't going to just go away if you keep having sweet things, you'll need to either not eat anything, or if you just really need to eat something, eat something as far from sweet as you can get -- some olives or pickles, or some leftover chicken. 

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