Why We Should Eat Healthy and Fragrant Quinces?

This fruit is incredibly good for our health, and there are countless ways to make a multitude of delicious meals, jams, juices …

Quinces are full of vitamins A and C as well as antioxidants, which help the body absorb calcium and iron, to fight against free radicals that damage cells. They contain magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and vitamin B complex (B3, B6 and B9). They work antibacterial, they are good for digestion, heart, blood and immunity.

The syrup made from quinces is useful against diarrhea, and it is interesting that the seeds are used in folk medicine against dysentery and gonorrhea. Also, when you sew the seeds in water, you get a specific mucous fluid that is great for inflamed skin, but if you drink a spoon from it you can ease some problems with digestion. (Do not eat the seeds themselves because they can be toxic if you take them in large quantities).

You can store mature quinces on a closet and your house will smell perfectly, but you can store it up to 14 days in the refrigerator. You ca eat them raw, but like this they have a bitter taste and are hard to chew. By digestion these bad sides are eliminated, and the stumps retain the aromatic wonderful smell and beneficial properties. With sugar and honey of quince you can make beautiful jams and jellies.

In recipes you can use them instead of apples and pears, just wash them with cold water, remove the central part and the seeds and cut them into slices. Put them on when you do apple pies because they have larger amounts of pectin. When making a pie of apples, add the quinces (replace 1/3 of apples with quinces).

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