Actress Norika Fujiwara, 39, came first in a beautiful body survey conducted by health food producer Sun Chlorella in May. The survey, which was conducted via the Internet and attracted responses from 309 women across Japan, asked health food shoppers to name the celebrity who they thought had the ideal proportions. 11% of respondents chose Fujiwara as their model figure.
According to Sun Chorella's data breakdown, each age group made different selections relative to their own self image. Second place went to actress Ryoko Yonekura, 35, who received 8% of the votes. In third place was singer Namie Amuro, 33, who was followed by actress Nanako Matsushima, 37, who received 2% of the vote and in fifth place was Meisa Kuroki, 23.
The company added, however, that among respondents aged in their 20s, Namie Amuro received the largest share of the votes.
The number one reason for dieting, according to 76% of respondents, was for beauty. The second most popular reason for dieting was for health reasons, and the third most popular was in order to better fit into stylish clothes.© Compiled from news reports