Quince nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more
Carbs in quince
Quince is 83.8% water and 16.2% nutrients, primarily carbs. One hundred grams of quince contains 15.3g of carbs, which covers 5% of the daily need (in the case of a 2000 calorie diet).
Carbs per serving size
The average serving size of quince is one fruit (~92g), containing 14.1g of carbs.
Quince net carbs
As previously mentioned, 100g of this fruit contains 15.3g of carbs: 13.4g net carbs, 1.9g dietary fiber. Quince is not particularly low in net carbs; therefore, it is preferred to avoid it during low-carb diets.
Soluble or insoluble fiber
Quince is a great source of pectin, a soluble dietary fiber used in the jam industry (1). However, the percentage of overall soluble dietary fiber in quince is not calculated yet.
Fiber content ratio for Quince
Calories per 100g
Quince is a low-calorie fruit. One hundred grams of quince provides 57 calories, most of which are provided by carbs.
Calories per serving size
The average serving size of quince is one fruit. One fruit weighing 92g provides 52.4 calories.
Quince is in the top 16% of foods low in calories compared to all foods in our database.
The fruits mentioned below have similar nutritional contents. The most visible difference in their nutritional values makes up a relatively high protein content in guava.
|Food||Calories, per one fruit||Calories, per 100g|
|Pear||101 (medium, 178g)||57|
|Apple||94.6 (medium, 182g)||52|
Summary table & burning estimates
We have calculated the duration and number of calories a person will burn by performing a certain type of activity, measured by a method called Met or Metabolic Equivalent of a Task (2).
The table below shows the time and type of activity a person should perform to burn 52.4 calories from one quince.
|60kg person||80kg person||100kg person|
|Walking||15 min||11.5 min||9 min|
|Running||5 min||4 min||3 min|
|Bicycling||7 min||5.5 min||4.5 min|
|Aerobics||7.5 min||5.5 min||4.5 min|
Important nutritional characteristics for Quince
Quince Glycemic index (GI)
Mineral coverage chart
Mineral chart - relative view
Vitamin coverage chart
Vitamin chart - relative view
Fat type information
All nutrients for Quince per 100g
|Nutrient||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Value||Comparison|
|Net carbs||N/A||40%||13.4g||4 times less than Chocolate|
|Protein||1%||91%||0.4g||7.1 times less than Broccoli|
|Fats||0%||93%||0.1g||333.1 times less than Cheese|
|Carbs||5%||41%||15.3g||1.8 times less than Rice|
|Calories||3%||84%||57kcal||1.2 times more than Orange|
|Fiber||8%||38%||1.9g||1.3 times less than Orange|
|Calcium||1%||74%||11mg||11.4 times less than Milk|
|Iron||9%||70%||0.7mg||3.7 times less than Beef|
|Magnesium||2%||87%||8mg||17.5 times less than Almond|
|Phosphorus||2%||89%||17mg||10.7 times less than Chicken meat|
|Potassium||6%||60%||197mg||1.3 times more than Cucumber|
|Sodium||0%||92%||4mg||122.5 times less than White Bread|
|Zinc||0%||95%||0.04mg||157.8 times less than Beef|
|Copper||14%||42%||0.13mg||1.1 times less than Shiitake|
|Vitamin A||1%||52%||40IU||417.7 times less than Carrot|
|Vitamin C||17%||21%||15mg||3.5 times less than Lemon|
|Vitamin B1||2%||88%||0.02mg||13.3 times less than Pea|
|Vitamin B2||2%||87%||0.03mg||4.3 times less than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||1%||87%||0.2mg||47.9 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||2%||91%||0.08mg||14 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||3%||83%||0.04mg||3 times less than Oat|
|Folate||1%||87%||3µg||20.3 times less than Brussels sprout|
|Saturated Fat||0%||93%||0.01g||589.5 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||N/A||86%||0.04g||272.2 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||N/A||90%||0.05g||943.5 times less than Walnut|
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Quince nutrition infographic
The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.