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.

How my boys learned about cancer

Today, November 27 is Giving Tuesday a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving, similar to how Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become days that are synonymous with holiday shopping. Dayton Children’s is taking part in Giving Tuesday … Continue reading

Eight healthy holiday eating tips for kids

We celebrate many things during the holiday season. And, if you think about it, food is always present.  The National Institute of Health reported that during the holiday season, people usually gain 1-2 pounds.  (Good news: not the 5-10 pound … Continue reading

If in doubt, throw it out – Food safety

“First In First Out” “If in Doubt, Throw it Out” “Keep Cold Foods Cold & Hot Foods Hot” These are some phrases I remember from my Foods courses during my Dietetics training.  I have been teased for throwing milk out … Continue reading

What’s so “Kool” about Kale?

Kale once scared me.  It is a “tough” green to get. How does one really cook this super food?  Since kale came to our front door through our Happy Box from Fulton Farms, I made kale chips for my family.  … Continue reading

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