[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””]More than one-third (35.7 percent) of adults are considered to be obese.[/inlinetweet] More than 1 in 20 (6.3 percent) have extreme obesity.[inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=”” suffix=””] Almost 3 in 4 men (74 percent) are considered to be overweight or obese. [/inlinetweet]The prevalence of obesity is similar for both men and women (about 36 percent).  In order to address this problem we need to treat the reasons behind obesity.