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Fruity Quince

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Quince is closely related to apples and pears. When cooked it has a pleasant fruity aroma and can be used in sweet or savoury dishes

They dined with mice and slices of quince. Which they ate with a runcible spoon, and hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, they danced by the light of the moon” Edward Lear


10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of Quince:

  1. Quince is rich in fiber, which helps the digestive health

  2. Quince contains high amounts of Vitamin C (25% of RDA), that boosts the immune system

  3. Quince contains potassium (2.5% of RDA), which helps to maintain blood pressure

  4. Quince contains Copper (14% of RDA), iron and zinc. These minerals with a few other trace elements help in the production of red blood cells

  5. The antioxidant and vitamins found in Quince is beneficial to keeping skin healthy and young

  6. Quince fruit has full of pectin and can be used in jam, jelly, marmalade, preserves or compote

  7. Eating boiled or baked Quince can relieve nausea and vomiting

  8. Soaking the Quince seeds in water, which turns into mucus, can be used in treating of skin irritation and gastrointestinal discomfort (IBS)

  9. Quince flesh resembles that of a pear, when cooked the quince take on a pink colour

  10. 100 grams of Quince has 15.3 grams of carbohydrates

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