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.

A life with celiac disease- Part 1

Chances are at least one casual reader of this week’s Activities to Zucchini blog has celiac disease…and they might not know it.  We hear of more and more people dealing with a diagnosis of this autoimmune condition.  Since one of … Continue reading

When should my infant start solid foods?

With our 3 boys, it went like this: 6 months, 5 months and 4 months.  Why did feeding get earlier??  We felt our boys were giving us the cues to start at different times and we listened.  We also knew … Continue reading

A new spin on the family tree

Often in school, kids will complete a family tree.  But, have you ever heard of a Family Medical Tree? Do you know the medical history that lies in your background? In one of my University of Dayton classes that I … Continue reading

How big is your dinner plate?

A study conducted by Temple University Department of Public Health in Philadelphia researched if the size of the dinner plate made a difference in the energy intakes of children.  Did you know obesity affects 17% of children? A group of … Continue reading

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