How unhealthy toast really is

Toast, especially white buttered toast, has very little to offer regarding nutritional value and is considered unhealthy. But there are other types of toast. What about the whole meal variety, for example? There are over 300 types of bread, yet according to statistics, every third loaf sold is toast, and the trend is rising. In most cases, toast is industrially produced, meaning it is a highly processed product considered unhealthy and usually consists of 100 percent white flour. But is the wholemeal or spelt version perhaps healthier than buttered toast?…

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Austria: Weather remains spring-like in the lowlands

Monday will start with widespread clouds and rain. As the air pressure rises, the clouds will begin to clear from the west, and by the evening, there could be a few sunny spells in the east. No changes are expected except in the congested areas on the northern side of the Alps. The snow line will be between 1,300 and 1,500 meters. The next disturbance will arrive in Vorarlberg in the evening, bringing renewed precipitation. The wind will be weak in the south, otherwise moderate to brisk, and partly strong…

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FBI warns: Never charge your cell phone at the airport

Quickly charging your phone and laptop at the airport before departure? You’d better not. Cybercriminals could rip you off, warns the FBI. Quickly charge your cell phone or laptop before your flight so that you board the plane with enough battery power – you’ve probably already done this without any ulterior motive. However, the TikTok account “travelpiratesus” advises against this – because the FBI warns against it. The 6.7 million views show that the TikTok video has caused quite a stir. In it, the TikToker explains that cyber criminals use…

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Be careful when saving money: This habit could permanently damage your TV

Many people are always on the lookout for good ways to save money. However, sometimes, these can cause more harm than good. Whether saving money on heating, preventing draughts, or looking out for special offers in the supermarket, saving money has long been an issue, and there are many tricks for saving electricity. But TV owners, in particular, should pay attention to this tip. Should you leave the TV on standby or switch it off when connected to a power strip? These devices could be damagedAs Chip reports, there are…

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Slight decline in naturalizations in Austria in 2023

Last year, 19,939 people were granted Austrian citizenship. This represents an overall decrease of 3.2 percent compared to 2022.This is mainly due to the lower number of naturalizations of victims of National Socialism and their descendants (minus 17.7 percent), explained Director General Tobias Thomas. Looking at those residing in Austria, there was an increase of 9.2 percent compared to the previous year. Around 20,000 people received citizenship in 2023Around a fifth of the 11,898 people residing in Austria were born here (3,836 or 19.2 percent). Every second person was a…

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This 2-euro coin is worth a small fortune

A 2-euro coin doesn’t necessarily have to be worth just as much. How is that possible? On certain occasions, the national central banks of the eurozone countries put special coins into circulation in limited editions, which become extremely valuable over time. In 2007, for example, Monaco minted 20,001 two-euro coins with her image in honor of the 25th anniversary of Princess Grace Kelly’s death. 20,000 of these came onto the market within seven years, and one was given to her son, Prince Albert II. No fewer coins have ever been…

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Which fruit contains the most sugar?

When discussing healthy and balanced nutrition, we cannot ignore fruits, as they are known for their numerous benefits and contributions to the desired nutrition of the human body, such as vitamins, essential minerals, fiber, water, and antioxidants. The promotion of fruit consumption for a healthy diet has been recognized worldwide, even by the World Health Organization (WHO), which has promoted its well-known campaigns for the consumption of 5 portions of fruit per day. Despite the described benefits of eating fruit, we must not forget one element they contain: natural fructose…

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Do you actually know what’s in your minced meat?

Different fat contents in minced meat come from different parts of the cow. For example, minced beef with ten percent fat contains parts from the leg and shoulder. Minced beef from the leg, as the name suggests, is made exclusively from parts such as the upper rind, lower rind, rump, and tail. Minced meat from the leg is always low in fat. Minced beef with 10 percent fat and minced beef with a fat content of 17 percent are more common on the shelves. “For minced beef with 10 percent…

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Up to 17 degrees: it remains far too warm

It will continue to be much too warm for February this coming weekend. Double-digit temperatures of up to 17 degrees are expected throughout Austria. However, it will continue to rain in large parts of the country. On Friday morning, there will be some regional fog or high fog, especially in the Danube region, the Waldviertel, or basin locations in the south. Apart from that, the sun will shine for a long time during the day, and only a few loose patches of cloud will pass by. In the west, however,…

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