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 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

Move over avocado, here comes the chickpea!

Have you ever seen tobacco hang?  A couple family trips included passing these picturesque scenes.  Now, the landscape reflects the decreasing sales in cigarettes, as farmers consider switching from tobacco to chickpea crops!  Sabra, one of the hummus producing companies, … Continue reading

Teaching your children to be responsible with technology

When I opened the Dayton Daily Newspaper and read Dr. Ramey’s article on Helping Kids Manage Their Electronic Worlds, I smiled.  Our oldest decided to use the monies he received from celebrations of his 1st Holy Communion and birthday to … Continue reading

What’s so great about the strawberry?

Living in Troy also means gearing up for Troy’s Annual Strawberry Festival every first weekend in June. Yes, we get the Strawberry painted on our driveway. And, you can find little Strawberry trinkets family and friends have given us over … Continue reading

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