Helps control LDL cholesterol levels
Improves hair, skin and nails
Lowers blood pressure
Reduces risk of bladder cancer
Reduces risk of cervical cancer
Serving size: 1 fruit; Calories: 52; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 4mg; Carbs: 14g; Fiber 1.7g; Sugars: g; Protein: .4g; Potassium: 5%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 23%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 3%DV
Did You Know?
- The quince is a relative of the pear and the apple.
- Wrap quinces in a plastic bag and refrigerate them for up to 2 months.
- Due to their high levels of tannins, in the raw form they tend to be acidic and not very tasty.
Ways to Eat:
- Jellies, Jams
- Different countries use in different ways
- Native to the Caucasus and Iran, the quince was known as the ‘Pear of Cydonia’
- Today, the quince is also found in Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States