This article does an excellent job at explaining some of the key factors that have a role in increasing one's chances of becoming obese. One of these examples are nutrient-poor diets. It can become so easy to get a head start on snacking on junk foods more and less on healthier alternatives. Especially vegetables. This article goes into detail about how childhood obesity can negatively affect one's mental and physical state and why the need to take it seriously is so important. This article also provides some key solutions to preventing childhood obesity, as well as significantly decreasing it if one is already obese.