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.

Enjoy the taste of eating right

It is that time of year when registered dietitians eagerly communicate and educate their communities about the National Nutrition Month © (NNM) theme from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. You see, this annual campaign not only promotes our profession … Continue reading

What McDonalds can teach about kids and food

If you are a parent reading this, you possibly have made fun sandwiches using cookie cutouts, ants on a log or even a ketchup happy face on your child’s plate.  We will do just about anything to help our kids … Continue reading

The scarlet letter ‘P’

When I tell people that we are working through pertussis in our house, I feel like they see me wearing a Scarlet Letter P. A modern day Hawthorne classic! The following question usually is, “Didn’t you immunize your kids?” Of … Continue reading

A “healthy” life is like a box of DARK chocolate

Are you familiar with the miniature Hershey bars? You know, the ones you can just so quickly pop into your mouth for an instant chocolate fix?  When I was younger I remember Mom always wanting the Hershey Special Dark.  I … Continue reading

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