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.

Delicious summer salsa recipe

With seasonal fresh produce, fresh salsa can be a simple way to incorporate fruits and vegetables into our diets. I have the pleasure of enjoying my sisters’ varied salsa recipes on vacation and my brother-in-law’s salsa from his vegetable garden. … Continue reading

What to drink and eat to beat the heat

Another weekend of baseball has passed. The heat index was near 100 degrees– why are our kids playing ball in this heat? That wasn’t the only sport for us that weekend – we also had swim finals. I have written … Continue reading

The secret to getting my kids to exercise

Recently, I came home from work hearing music and laughter coming from the living room. I was soon greeted by sweaty boys. What have you been doing? Yes, we have electronics in our home. Yes, we do have the challenge … Continue reading

Why doggies are like veggies

Did you know it may take up to 8-10 times to like a new food? It is all about exposure. This is what we tell parents of picky eaters. I learned this lesson myself with a four legged friend. You … Continue reading

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