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Report on Small Business Newsletter: Kicking Horse Coffee CEO Elana Rosenfeld

Elana Rosenfeld Must pay photographer, from the mag. one time use only for the ladder CREDIT photographer CHRIS MACARTHUR/The Globe and Mail CHRIS MACARTHUR/THE GLOBE AND MAIL Kicking Horse Coffee CEO Elana Rosenfeld on building a business that reflects her personal ethics Elana Rosenfeld co-founded Kicking Horse Coffee in Invermere, B.C., roasting coffee in her garage in 1996. The company was well ahead of the curve by selling premium beans just as Starbucks was entering Canada and raising expectations for coffee drinkers. Cheeky marketing helped the brand gain traction on…

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Do you fall asleep while binging on Netflix? You could be getting old

If it is common place for you to fall asleep while watching TV, or to groan while bending to pick up a magazine from the floor or forgetting people’s names quite often, then these are tell tale signs that you’re getting old. According to a research, choosing comfort over style and struggling to learn latest technology are a few indicators that you are ageing. In a research conducted by Future You, it was found that people consider joint pains and stiffness as one of the major signs of growing old….

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Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Turns out, alcohol consumption is one of the biggest risk factors for dementia. According to a new research conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.A recent study also suggested that the number of drinks one had in a week could determine how long you will live. This study, conducted over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France, looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders and…

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What does weight loss really depend on: Diet, genes or insulin levels?

A precision nutrition approach to weight loss didn’t hold up in a study testing low fat versus low carb depending on dieters’ DNA profiles. Previous research has suggested that a person’s insulin levels or certain genes could interact with different types of diets to influence weight loss. Stanford University researchers examined this idea with 600 overweight adults who underwent genetic and insulin testing before being randomly assigned to reduce fat or carbohydrate intake. Gene analyses identified variations linked with how the body processes fats or carbohydrates, which the researchers thought…

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Amazon is buying Ring, a business that was once rejected on ‘Shark Tank’

Adam Taylor | ABC | Shark Tank Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in season 5. Tuesday, Amazon agreed to buy Ring, a company that makes smart doorbells, according to representatives of both companies. “Ring’s home security products and services have delighted customers since day one. We’re excited to work with this talented team,” an Amazon spokesperson told CNBC Tuesday. While the official deal hasn’t yet been announced, it could cost Amazon over $1 billion, according to Reuters. Amazon buys digital doorbell maker Ring For Ring’s CEO and founder Jamie Siminoff, achieving…

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Nokia 1 Variant Reportedly Spotted on US FCC Site

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia TA-1071 has been spotted on the FCC site The smartphone is listed with 134mm of height and 50mm of width It is likely to be a Nokia 1 variant and could be unveiled at MWC 2018 While Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 is just around the corner, a secret Nokia handset with model number TA-1071 has been spotted on the US FCC website. The new Nokia phone appears to be a variant of the Nokia 1 that is already in the buzz world as one of the first Android Go devices. HMD Global is hosting a press conference on…

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