Leonora Bamford welcomes nutritionist Gabriela Peacock to the show to discuss tween and teen nutrition. Leonora quizzes Gabriela about body image and how to handle those difficult conversations, the impact of hormones and diet on skin and useful supplements to boost nutrition and support hormonal changes.
Tween and teen nutrition
“I so enjoyed catching up with Gabriela Peacock of GP Nutrition today. She is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to health and wellbeing and she is all about balance which is definitely my mantra. I swear by her vitamins and it was so interesting to hear her views on teens and tweens health, diet, skin and lifestyle with a lot of talk about balance and hormones.” Leonora Bamford.
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About Gabriela Peacock
Gabriela Peacock has built her practice as a nutritionist around a realistic approach to the demands of modern life. Gabriela started out as a model, then spent nine years studying two degrees, before setting up her first clinic in Belgravia in 2012.
Gabriela is passionate about the impact that high-quality supplements can have in every area of our lives from Sleep and immunity to fertility, energy levels and wellness. She later set GP Nutrition to revolutionise and simplify the way we shop for nutrients.
In 2021 Gabriela released her debut book, the Sunday Times bestselling 2 Weeks to Feeling Great.
It’s good for Teens to have protein before bed. Easy forms are:
- Low sugar yoghurt
Good things to look out for teens:
- A good multi-vitamin
- Fish oils (great for hormone balance)
- And think about zinc for boys
Kombucha can be a good alternative to lemonade and great for their gut health
Breakfast – eggs and yoghurt are a good option, or a nice nut milk with porridge. A protein shake is better than nothing
Mid afternoon snacks are important – remember the importance of protein again as this helps with mood swings and keeping blood sugar levels constant