It is a fruit with low sugar
content and therefore low in calories (it has only 25.2
calories per 100 grams). The drawback is that in most
cases are consumed as quince , which has added sugar, so
that the caloric value of this product is triggered.
Nutritional content of just stand vitamins and minerals,
except potassium and discrete quantities of vitamin C.
However, usually eaten cooked, the use of this vitamin
is irrelevant. The healthy properties of Light due to
its abundance of fiber (pectin and mucilages) and
tannins, substances that confer its astringent property
par excellence. It also contains malic acid, which has
disinfectant properties and helps to eliminate uric acid.
Potassium is a mineral necessary for the generation and
transmission of nerve impulses and normal muscle
activity, is involved in water balance inside and
outside the cell.