Author: Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

  • Becky Gonter-Dray RD, CSP, LD

    Becky Gonter-Dray is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and works part-time as a Dietitian Liaison and in the Nutrition Clinic (outpatient nutrition counseling) at Dayton Children’s. With her husband, Alex, the Gonter-Dray’s have 3 boys ages 8, 5 and 3. They enjoy trying new foods in their house and cooking in the kitchen together. Becky hopes to bring to the Dayton Children’s blog sound nutrition facts and information along with how to provide healthy options for today’s busy families by sharing some of her experiences.

Savor the flavor of eating right

When you eat, do you truly savor the food that is going into your mouth? March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM) where dietitians around the country give each other high fives for a job well done. It is the month where … Continue reading

Heart-healthy kale salad recipe

I’m always looking for great recipes that are healthy, colorful and that the kids will enjoy. This is a great thing to whip up in the kitchen while your kids are getting their homework done! It’s also a great heart … Continue reading

What’s the deal with the new dietary guidelines?

Did you hear?? The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines have been released! What does this mean for me, the registered dietitian and for you, the consumer? For me: The Dietary Guidelines are one of several tools that registered dietitians use when guiding … Continue reading

Do you have these things on your kitchen counter?

At this time of year, clementines sit in a basket on our counter; another basket sits the leftover Skinny Pop popcorn. I believe in healthy and convenient grab and go’s. Research shows that snacking improves function at school and work- … Continue reading

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