All kinds of fruit play a very important role in a healthy diet. They contain many nutrients that the body needs to stay healthy. Quince is one of our healthiest autumn fruits, so it is recommended to include it in the fall diet regularly.
If you think quince is too tart, or you’re not a fan of its distinctive flavor, bake it or make compote or jam.
Quinces are high in vitamins A, B and C, and contain lots of fiber and minerals such as potassium, selenium, zinc, calcium, iron, phosphorus, and magnesium.
Quince is a rich source of vitamin C, containing nearly 25% of the recommended daily intake. It strengthens the immune system and reduces inflammation. It also has anti-allergic properties, and the extract of the fruit or seeds can be used to treat skin and bladder infections.
Promoting weight loss
100 grams of quince contains a mere 57 calories and no cholesterol. It is therefore recommended to include it in weight loss diets.
Beneficial for stomach ulcers
People suffering from stomach ulcers are recommended to drink quince juice regularly, as it is a very effective protector of the stomach.
Against stomach problems
Consumed with honey, quince is recommended for colitis, diarrhea, constipation, and intestinal infections. Quince syrup is also used to treat hemorrhoids.
Rich in antioxidants
Due to its polyphenol content, quince helps to fight effectively against harmful free radicals, slows down the ageing process, and helps prevent cardiovascular diseases.
Has antiviral properties
Research has shown that quince has antiviral properties, relieves fevers and colds, and is also effective in fighting various bacterial diseases.
Reducing blood pressure
As the fruit contains high levels of potassium, quince helps maintain balanced blood pressure.
Reduces cholesterol levels
Eaten regularly, quince reduces blood cholesterol levels and also protects the heart.
Thanks to its high antioxidant content, it relieves stress, has a calming effect, relieves anxiety, and also takes care of the health of the nervous system.