Nobody can deny the fact that obesity in children is an overwhelming issue in our culture today. Many factors contribute to recent reports of more and more children becoming obese. The effects of nutrition and lack of exercise on childrenhas a lot to do with the sake of convenience and saving time. With readily available foods being filled with fat and sugar rather than nutritionally beneficial ingredients, children are being stuffed with things that are not good for their weight or their health. The fact that most unhealthy foods are less expensive than their healthier counterparts only adds to the quandary.