~Saturday’s Food For Thought~

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Saturday’s Food For Thought: Quince




Quince belonging to the apple and pear family, being native to the warm areas of southwest Asia. Quince are very much like a pear in shape, with a golden-yellowish outer layer. 

Quinces are commonly used to make jams and preserves. 

Health Benefits & Properties Of Quince

  • Being rich in dietary fiber, quince is good for people who are on a diet, and trying to lose weight.
  • Quinces are full of antioxidants.
  • Researchers have found that quinces might be rich in anti-viral properties. 
  • Regular consumption of quince helps with digestion and cholesterol.
  • Quince juice is good for those suffering from anemia, cardiovascular diseases, and asthma. 


Have you tried quince? What did you think? Thank you for stopping by Saturday’s Food For Thought.









  1. I love quinces! We had them in our garden in Greece when I was growing up. I grafted on with a pair bud when I was 12 years old and for years the tree produced both quinces and pears.
    We had two trees in our garden in Chicago as well. For 7 years. I make great preserves but don’t ask for the recipe….Its all by guessing! 🙂
    Quince is also great baked.

    Didn’t know this fruit offered so manny benefits.

    Thanks Krystina for sharing!!!!!!

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