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.

My five bottom line thoughts to combat childhood obesity

Did you know President Obama proclaimed September 2013 as the National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month? During this month, the goal is to build on the momentum and strengthen the trend toward healthier lifestyles for our children and families. The Activities … Continue reading

Three quick breakfast ideas for kids

It’s that time of year – SCHOOL!!  Providing breakfast will set your child(ren) up for success!  Eating breakfast feeds our brain and improves behavior and performance at school, while leading our bodies to a healthy weight. Key ingredients to a … Continue reading

Eating before, during and after sports

Fall Sports have started!  With the warmer weather, hydration during exercise is a focal point.  But, what to eat before/during and after is equally important. How should my child eat before sports practice or game?   Goals of nutrition before … Continue reading

What should my child drink during sporting events?

Our oldest again participated on the baseball all-star team this summer.  The tournaments brought to light the importance of hydration during sports – especially in the 80-90 degree weather! Goals of Hydration: per the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Practice … Continue reading

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