George Henderson

George Henderson @puddleg is a legendary songwriter who has formed, played, and recorded with bands including The Puddle. After correcting various self-induced health problems including those most characteristic of that occupation, he now researches diet and lifestyle diseases at AUT and lives peaceably in the mountains of Auckland. George was born in Edinburgh in 1958.

Books
Jan 31, 2019

Book of the Week: the new rapid weight-loss bible, The Fast 800

AUT diet researcher George Henderson beholds the new weight-loss bible by 5:2 diet superstar Dr Michael Mosley - and declares it a triumph, with its "relaxed, considered, co-operative, mindful, repeatable, and hopefully enjoyable approach."

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Books
Jan 15, 2019

Kick out the jams one more time, motherfucker

George Henderson reviews a rock memoir by Wayne Kramer, leader of the MC5, a 60s band who advocated "Dope, rock and roll, and fucking in the street."

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Books
Jun 14, 2018

Book of the Week: Let us now ask serious questions about the limited good and many evils of milk

George Henderson gets to grips with the subject of New Zealand's white, lucrative, environmentally disastrous gold: milk.

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Books
Apr 26, 2018

Let us now eat meat and fat for a longer life

"There is nothing more miserable, pointless, expensive and anxiety-provoking than going through life worrying that some food you ate will give you cancer," writes George Henderson, in his review of a new study which considers the food we eat, and what it's doing to our bodies.

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