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.

Smart snacks for schools

Our children’s health is on the forefront of lawmaking.  Smart Snacks for Schools represents another school food initiative.  Released this month, the guidelines cover snacks and beverages sold in schools and must take place by 2014-2015’sschool year.These standards represent an … Continue reading

A month about hearts, not just Valentines

February is the month of Valentine-giving….and a time to think about your children’s heart health.  With the rise of pediatric obesity, children now add to their medical health histories things that sound like adult heart health problems: high blood pressure, … Continue reading

Five ways to keep kids moving this winter

When the cold came, it got louder inside our home and it feels like the kids are bouncing off the walls! You see, we don’t have a basement. The boys just need to get outside and MOVE! Did you know … Continue reading

How to work with the pickiest of picky eaters!

Recently, we were in the grocery and came to the frozen vegetables- “Patrick, choose 6 frozen vegetables.”  He grabbed brussel sprouts.  I asked, “Do you really want those?”  He said, “I think we need to try these.”  You see, the … Continue reading

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