Prolongevity supplement considered harmful

From: Eliezer S. Yudkowsky (
Date: Fri Jul 06 2001 - 00:10:29 MDT

"BOSTON (Reuters) - Researchers treated a 42-year-old man who overdosed on
vitamin D because he took an over-the-counter vitamin supplement
containing as much as 430 times the amount of vitamin D listed by the

"The man had been taking vitamin D-3 supplements manufactured by
Prolongevity of Markham, Ontario. Tests of three different lots showed
that the vitamin D-3 levels in each gram of the product were 26 to 430
times the amount Prolongevity listed on its labels."

Anyone here taking the stuff?

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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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