Most of Egyptians start preparing for Easter ‘Sham El Nessim’. One of the most famous customs in this time of the year is eating Fesikh , herring, and eggs
Here are Tips to spend a happy Healthy Easter :
1- Drink plenty of vitamin C-rich drinks like; lemon، orange، guava، strawberry and kiwi juices.
2- Drink large amount of Water to flush out excess salt.
3- Drink Green Tea، and Mint Juice.
4-Eat smoked herring and fesikh with a large amount of Lettuce، watercress and green onions to soften the biting salty taste of the dish.
5-Avoid drinking Carbonated water، as they increase bloating، and gas in your intestines.
6-Put smoked herring and fesikh in the freezer for 24 hours before eating.
7- Grill or Boil the smoked herring before eating to get rid of bacteria that causes poisoning.
8- People who are suffering from chronic diseases such as pressure and kidney stones should eat herring، and fesikh as a salad by taking small pieces of it and then put watercress، lettuce، tomatoes، parsley and lemon on them because this method helps reducing the absorption of salts in the body.
9-Remove the head and internal parts of Fesikh، then add lemon، and Vinegar to get rid of bacteria.
10-Don’t eat too many eggs، as they can cause bloating.
How to buy smoked herring and Fesikh?
1-Buy Herring and Fesikh with a shiny silver skin
Symptoms of Fesikh Poisoning include:
2- Swallowing difficulty
• Once you feel such symptoms you have to drink a cup of milk mixed with an egg to get rid of body toxins.
• In the case of vomiting you have to rush to a near-by hospital for treatment.