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.

Drink up!

Michelle Obama is now rallying to drink more water – and folks are not too happy with it.  “Why are people not agreeing with this healthy push?”  The First Lady’s new program, Drink Up, is asking for us all to … Continue reading

Help! How can I get my child to eat their veggies?!

Finally, our 4 year old is eating his vegetables better.  If you have been reading my blogs, you know that it takes up to 8-10 exposures for someone to start liking a new food.  We try and try in our … Continue reading

Five tips for healthy Halloween fun

Again, I was reminded that Halloween is around the corner with a friend asking me, “So, what will the boys be for Halloween this year?”  Yep, the leaves are starting to change color and we already started to decorate the … Continue reading

Checking out on Chobani and other food precautions

Several weeks ago, our oldest son grabbed a Chobani Champion yogurt tube to eat.  After starting, he said, “Eww, Mom, this tastes weird.”  I looked at the sell by date – it was still good 2 weeks out – and … Continue reading

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