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Situated along the Irla Bridge, Kamal Book Shop was started by Ramji Patel, who came to the city from Gujarat in search for a job. Today, he has been catering to readers for the last 38 years and loves every moment of it

02 December,2023 06:37 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Ramji Patel (centre) started Kamal Book Shop 38 years ago at Irla bridge towards Andheri. Over the years, his sons Ramesh (left) and Jigar (right) have joined the business. Photo Courtesy: Nascimento Pinto

'Reading food labels is an important skill in the 21st century'

    'Reading food labels is an important skill in the 21st century'

    To be able to counter the evil of packaged foods, it is essential to read food labels. And it is this awareness that Revant Himatsingka aka Food Pharmer intends to spread. Despite facing lawsuits, this 'Food Pharmer' is on a journey to raise awareness about the evils of packaged foods. “Today, being able to read food labels is an even more important skill than coding," says Revant Himatsingka aka Food Pharmer. In an exclusive interview with Mid-day, Revant Himatsingka shares friendly tips on how to read food labels and make healthy mindful choices when buying packaged foods. Watch the video.

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