It affects the clot and affects the health of the kidneys!

Egypt’s health ministry warned against eating fesikh, herring and citrus fruits, noting that they expose the person eating them to dehydration and affect kidney health, in addition to stroke.
The health ministry added that the toxins present in fesikh do not nullify their effect on humans unless fesikh is exposed to a temperature of 100 degrees Celsius for ten minutes, such as frying in oil.

The “fesikh and herring” markets achieved big sales in Egypt, and this was evident in the last days of the month of Ramadan, with long lines in front of the shops.

Most Egyptians eat this meal on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, and fesikh is a type of salted fish, and Egyptians also prefer it in the smell of the breeze.
The fifth pharaonic dynasty is the first to eat fesikh (salted fish), as they made it by drying and salting mullet fish, and it is linked to their beliefs.

Where the eating of fesikh was linked to their sanctification of the Nile, life for them began in the water and that the Nile River descends from heaven, according to their belief. Therefore, the pharaohs took special care in preserving, drying and salting of fish; Therefore, they ate salted fish on their feasts and saw that it is useful to eat it.

The prices of fesikh have witnessed an increase in recent days, while one of the traders attributed this to the coincidence of the festivals of Sham El-Nessim and the Glorious Resurrection with the blessed Eid Al-Fitr, in addition to the high cost of importing these fish from their main source (the Hoge Dam), where that timing is peak season. Buying and selling by Egyptians for fesikh in Sham El-Nessim and Eid Al-Fitr.

The owner of a shop selling fesikh quoted Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper as advising buyers to check the safety of fesikh and herring by checking the color of the flesh, and warned against buying fesikh if ​​the color changed from bright red to reddish brown.

The Egyptian ministry said on its official page on the “Facebook” website that fasting people should not eat fesikh, herring and citrus fruits as they cause many health problems.

Fesikh is a type of mullet that is dried and placed in coarse salt for 15 days or more until it acquires a silver color and distinctive odor.

It is also eaten in some Arab countries, especially Jordan and Palestine, on the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

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