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.

Stay healthy with 5-2-1-0!

This catchy string of numbers guides healthy eating and activity habits.  Maine launched the 5-2-1-0 idea as part of their Let’s Go! state-wide campaign.  With the growing pediatric obesity rate, the campaign quickly grew into a national favorite, adopted by … Continue reading

The fun in starting solids with your child

I remember hearing from our pediatrician, “You can start solids now with Patrick.”  I remember asking, “Okay, I am a pediatric dietitian, but how do I really do this?”  I had the book smarts but not the real life wisdom, … Continue reading

Eating healthy while traveling with kids

I say it every year, “Vacation gets easier and easier”.  In other words, as the kids grow, they help more with the planning and work.  These same words hold true for how we eat when traveling. How do you feed … Continue reading

The newest disease? Obesity.

Did you hear?  The American Medical Association (AMA) proclaimed obesity  a disease, This new category moves obesity as something viewed as just “someone’s problem” simply cured by “just stop eating” into the same realm as cancer or heart disease.  A … Continue reading

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