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 do you rate on this healthy living quiz?

Is health on your radar in your house? National Nutrition Month is timely – occurring every March – dietitians communicate and educate on a new theme each year promoting goals for healthy living.  Think back 8 weeks, did you include … Continue reading

How we are making our kids picky eaters

Have you seen on Facebook or heard in the news? Many packaged infant and toddler foods are loaded with sodium (salt) and added sugars! Not surprising to many of us at Dayton Children’s because we know that processed and packaged … Continue reading

What I think about what kids drink

My child: “Mom, I’m thirsty!”  Me: “Get yourself some water.” I am sure you have this conversation as well in your home.  Growing up, I remember water was the only possible beverage to drink between meals (and later, we had … Continue reading

A special Valentine’s dessert

How many of you parents are assisting with your child’s Valentine Party?  For our boys’ classes, we have awesome mothers organizing the party’s festivities.  I like to help – it gives me an opportunity to see the boys with their … Continue reading

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