At Dayton Children’s, we encourage healthy and active kids. We know that nutrition, exercise and the rising rate of childhood obesity are great concerns for parents. Use these tips to teach your family healthy habits for life!
Nutrition & Fitness
- Healthy Eating & Your Family
- Staying Fit
- Exercise Safety
- Special Dietary Needs
- Weight & Eating Problems
- Healthy Recipes
- Nutrition & Fitness Q&As
- BMI Calculator & Tools
- Screen time vs. exercise infographic
Meet Becky Gonter-Dray, our featured nutrition blogger. Becky is Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and works part-time in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit dietitian, Homecare (Children’s Home Health Care of Dayton) and Nutrition Clinic (outpatient nutrition counseling) at Dayton Children’s. Becky also is an adjunct professor at the University of Dayton, teaching in the Health and Sports Science Department. 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. Visit blog.childrensdayton.org to hear from Becky!
Nutrition and Fitness Features
Body Mass Index (BMI) Charts
Lately there has been a lot of talk about Body Mass Index (BMI). Learn what you need to know about this measurement and what it means to your child’s health.
Cold-weather Sports and Your Family
Looking forward to the snowy season and all it has to offer? Winter can be a great time to get outside and keep fit — for you and your family.
Keeping Portions Under Control
Bagels as big as frisbees. Muffins the size of flower pots. Bowls of pasta so deep, your fork can barely find the bottom.
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