Which vitamin is produced in the skin during sun bathing?

vitamin A
vitamin B
vitamin C
vitamin D
Vitamin D is syn­the­sized from choles­terol in the skin with the help of the natural ul­tra­vi­o­let wave­length of sun­light. Sup­ple­men­ta­tion of vitamin D is rec­om­mend­ed only for sun-de­prived people (eg. elderly or living in the Far North).

Answers distribution

vitamin A
vitamin B
vitamin C
vitamin D
answers
flagNorway
0%
0%
0%
100%
24
flagUkraine
0%
0%
0%
100%
20
flagBulgaria
0%
0%
0%
100%
12
flagthe United Arab Emirates
0%
0%
5%
94%
17
flagItaly
6%
0%
0%
93%
30
flagSweden
0%
0%
3%
92%
28
flagCanada
0%
7%
0%
92%
26
flagGreece
8%
0%
0%
91%
12
flagRepublic of Ireland
7%
1%
0%
90%
63
flagGermany
6%
5%
0%
87%
154
flagthe United States
3%
2%
6%
85%
275
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
3%
4%
84%
274
flagPoland
6%
4%
4%
83%
11502
flagAustralia
8%
8%
0%
83%
12
flagthe Netherlands
17%
0%
0%
82%
29
flagCzech Republic
0%
18%
0%
81%
16
flagUnknown
9%
6%
5%
77%
487
flagIndia
4%
5%
5%
77%
88
flagFrance
8%
8%
12%
72%
25
flagNigeria
8%
16%
8%
41%
12

Gender

men77%
women86%
vitamin A
8%
6%
vitamin B
8%
3%
vitamin C
5%
3%
vitamin D
77%
86%

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