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Date: 17/01/2014
Source: FLCCC(L)

Is it a good idea to use a sunbed in winter?
Increasingly, doctors and health experts are advising people to use a certified sunbed. In winter one’s body does not get the amount of sunlight it needs to produce adequate amounts of vitamin D. According to a study by the Robert Koch Institute undertaken on behalf of the German Federal Ministry, vitamin D deficiency is widespread affecting 57% of men and 58% of women and, in the over 65 age group, the percentage can be as high as 75%.