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.

Incorporating fruits and veggies at meal time

How many fruits and vegetables do we have at this meal? I enjoy asking our boys this question at meal time. It’s fun counting how many we are eating from our Happy Box. We are capitalizing on the fresh seasonal … Continue reading

5 tips to stop overeating

I have had several parents recently ask me this question: “How can I help my child stop overeating?” From what I am hearing from these parents, their child does not know their satiety level, or when they are full from … Continue reading

How to teach your kids to read food labels

Our oldest, Patrick, is studying the digestive system in school.  One of the last school projects is to create a sample fast food meal, complete a nutrient analysis (simple at this stage – looking at the food labels) and evaluate … Continue reading

8 tips to eat healthy while camping

Do you camp? A cabin is how far I go with camping.  But, maybe this season we will glamp with a friend and her family who camp in their RV. Since I don’t have firsthand experience with camping and cooking, … Continue reading

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