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.

The power of a chalkboard

We have something new hanging on the side of our refrigerator – a communication chalkboard.  How do you juggle keeping everyone in the house on the same page?  Yes, we have a house calendar and my husband and I share … Continue reading

Going nuts about… NUTS

Have you noticed how nuts have become the snack to eat? You can see commercials and ads about certain nuts – but why? In our house, we agree! We educate the boys on incorporating high protein and high fiber foods … Continue reading

Hotel toiletries and Giving Tuesday

Do you have Giving Tuesday on your calendar? December 2nd is the special day reminding us to give thanks and give back rather than shop. The inaugural year was a special one for our house in that our older two … Continue reading

Do sugar substitutes cause obesity?

Sugar substitutes, aka artificial sweeteners, are in so many foods: beverages, ice cream and sugar free cookies. Take a step back and read the food labels in your house.  Do you see any of these (artificial sweetener) words: aspartame, saccharin, … Continue reading

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