Quince Fruit Nutrients and Health Benefits

Quince FruitQuince fruit or Cydonia Oblonga is a pear-shaped fruit that grows on a Quince tree that is similar to apples and pears. Some people referred or still refer to Quince as The Golden Apple. Quince trees produce beautiful white or pink flowers. According to some people’s opinions, Quince fruit gives out very pleasant and perfumy flavor. This fruit can be eaten raw just like apples and pears. The longer the fruit will stay on its tree the softer and sweeter it will get, but it must be picked before the frosting begins.

Quince Flower, image provided by Fir0002 at Wikipedia.People from around the world like to enjoy Quinces in jams, jellies, puddings, or sauces because of its strong pleasant flavor. Some people may prefer Quinces roasted, stewed, baked, or they’ll add it to their teas to improve the taste and scent. There were no human witnesses in the garden of Eden that are alive today, but some ancient history somehow suggests that after being tempted by the devil, Eve ate this Quince fruit in the Garden of Eden. In my opinion that forbidden fruit wouldn’t survive till today, because it was only one tree, it was forbidden by God, and I don’t see why He would destroy it after the human disobedience. The Nutrients in an average full raw without refuse Quince fruit are:

- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate, Folic Acid
- Vitamin C (Good Amount)
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Sodium
- Copper
- Selenium
- Natural Fats
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids
- Calories
- Carbohydrates
- Dietary Fiber

The possible Health Benefits from Quince fruit are:

Vitamin C:
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Protects from free radicals
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risks of some Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections

Dietary Fiber:
- Normalizes Blood Sugar Levels
- Normalizes Cholesterol Levels
- Helps prevent constipation
- Helps prevent hemorrhoids
- Supports Weight Loss

Copper:
- Reduces tissue damage
- Supports bone health
- Supports thyroid gland function
- Support Nerves health
- Increases Good Cholesterol (HDL)
- Decreases Bad Cholesterol (LDL)
- Reduces Fatigue
- Reduces Weakness

You can also check out these Fun Quince related products, just click on the images below and you’ll be taken to the specific page on the Amazon store.
Radici of Tuscany Quince Jam Carpe Diem Kombucha Tea, Quince Quince Paste French Imported confit for cheeses

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