Benefits of quince jelly

The basic ingredient for the making of quince jelly is the fruit of the quince. For this reason, all enriched fruit the characteristics of quince enrich quince jelly nutritionally. Among the benefits it provides are the following:
Contribution to fiber
Quince healthy properties are due to its abundance in fiber (pectin and mucilages) and tannins, substances that give it its astringent property par excellence. It also contains malic acid, an organic acid that is part of the plant pigment that gives flavor to the fruit, with a disinfectant property which favors the elimination of uric acid.

All recipes using quince are very rich in a type of fibers that form viscous gels, which limits the absorption of fats, included cholesterol, in the intestine. Hence the great idea of eating it with fatty foods such as cheese or curd.
Minerals and vitamins
It is a source of calcium and vitamins A, C, B1, B2 and B3 and also has a remarkable amount of potassium, phosphorus, iron and sodium. Potassium is a mineral necessary for the generation and transmission of nerve impulses and normal muscle activity; it is involved in water balance inside and outside the cell.
Easy to digest and assimilate
Thanks to the presence of malic acid, both the sweet and the quince jam are very digestive. These preparations should be included in the diet of those people who need to gain weight or who suffer from heartburn.
It helps to lower blood pressure
The most noteworthy nutrient in the composition of quince is potassium, which is why it helps to improve the health of hypertensive people with heart problems.

Among the phytochemicals identified in quince are the antioxidant flavonols that can help reduce the risk of some diseases such as cardiovascular ones.
Very useful in case of diarrhea
Alone or with white bread, quince helps to disinfect the digestive tract, it reduces intestinal transit and it minimizes inflammation the intestine lining.
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