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.

Why do we love comfort foods?

In these final dreary months of cold and cloudy days, there are times I reach for comfort foods – foods that somehow brighten my mood. People turn to comfort foods not only during the dreary days but, when we are … Continue reading

Eat the traffic light way?

Dayton Children’s is developing new ways to encourage healthier eating, along with healthier living.  One of the movements includes taking a look at our cafeteria – how does our food measure up??    How do we convey healthy eating while still … Continue reading

“Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day”

It’s here! – Eat right, your way, everyday, the 2013 National Nutrition Month (NNM) theme! NNM, a campaign from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, focuses on education to improve our nutrition and physical activity habits.  Every March, dietitians unite … Continue reading

Oatmeal- A heart healthy friend

Why is oatmeal a heart healthy friend?  Oats are rich in soluble fiber which helps with lowering cholesterol levels. Fiber keeps us feeling full which means we probably decrease our overall food intakes, leading to healthier weight!   It warms my … Continue reading

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