Now: is it the reflector or the director?

Terrifying figures on the front cover of supermarket trash-mag Now. Its reader survey has discovered that:

* 25% of readers go two or more days without food;

* 98% are unhappy with their bodies;

* 30% make themselves sick after eating;

* and 52% want cosmetic surgery.

In a boxout, Now says: “Here’s a thought. Why don’t we stop thinking life would be great once we get the body we desire and start living life with the one we have?” Which would be a lot more convincing if the magazine didn’t fill its pages with photos of celebrity cellulite and have a dedicated “Celebrity Diets!” spin-off…