Hey friends! Welcome back. Things are back up and running here at WGT after a much-needed mental health break week.
I took the time last week to find a new therapist and book an appointment; spend tons of time with the kids; and just enjoy not being everywhere at once, online. I love connecting with all of you on the blog and Instagram, but sometimes sister needs a break. Know what I’m saying?
Anyhow! Back with a vengeance and with some DAMN GOOD INFO to share! This weekend, we talk supplements.
fatty15 is a supplement I’ve recently added to my routine, as I’ve been told by medical practitioners that supplementing with healthy fats is always good. I found fatty15 on a random IG scroll and when I reached out to them to see if we could do a review post, they graciously agreed!
The basics of this supplement? It’s a healthy fatty acid that research supports can slow down cell aging, help keep your metabolism in check, and even help you rest better. I’m all for all of that! Oh! And they’re also vegan and super tiny—easy to swallow.
Read below to learn more about what fatty15 is, and why it’s different from other fatty acid supplements on the market.
C15:0 (pentadecanoic acid) is an odd-chain saturated fatty acid present in trace levels in whole fat dairy products and some plants and fish. A growing body of scientific evidence supports that C15:0 is the first essential fatty acid to be discovered in 90 years. (There are only two other essential fatty acids, one omega-3 and one omega-6 fatty acid).
Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson discovered the groundbreaking role of fatty acid, C15:0, in protecting the health of long-lived mammals, when working to protect the health and welfare of dolphins. Drawing parallels between dolphins and humans, Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson and her husband, Dr. Eric Venn-Watson, co-founded Seraphina Therapeutics to bring the benefits of C15:0 to the world with fatty15.
While the world has increasingly recognized that there are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ dietary fats, most people are unaware that this includes good saturated fats – specifically, odd-chain saturated fatty acids, including C15:0. As the world’s first—and only—supplement containing C15:0, fatty15 is revolutionizing how people can maintain their health and well-being, especially as we age.
Unlike other “healthy fat” supplements on the market, fatty15 provides a pure, powder form of a dietary fat that science now supports as being essential.
“Essential” means that we need certain levels of C15:0 to maintain our baseline health, our bodies do not make enough of C15:0 on our own, and therefore, we need to get adequate daily C15:0 from our diet or supplements. To date, only two other ‘healthy fats’ have met the criteria of being essential: alpha linolenic acid (ALA, an omega-3 fatty acid) and linoleic acid (an omega-6 fatty acid).
While fatty15 and omega-3 fatty acid supplements share the ability to promote long-term immune and metabolic health, fatty15 has added benefits over omega-3s, including:
Pure powder form of C15:0 (FA15TM) with no odor or taste
Small dose of 100 mg/day in a small, easy to swallow vegan capsule
No additives, fillers, or preservatives
Stable fatty acid that is not susceptible to oxidation (in your body or bottle)
Improves cellular stability, especially with aging
Near-term benefits, including better sleep, less snacking, and calmer mood
Absolutely! As we age, our cells become more fragile and stop functioning well. Over time, this breakdown in our cellular health results in impaired tissue function – from our toes, to our hearts, to our brains. Fatty15 helps to shore up our cellular health on several fronts.
First, fatty15 is a sturdy fatty acid that makes our cell membranes more resilient and less resistant to breakdown from oxidative stress.
Second, fatty15 helps to repair our mitochondria (remember, those powerhouses of our cells?) to keep the batteries of our cells up and running.
Finally, fatty15 naturally binds to receptors throughout our body, called peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs, pronounced pee-pars), that help to regulate our immunity, metabolism, mood, appetite and sleep at the cellular level.
Combined, these cell-based benefits help to slow our body’s age-related breakdown by keeping our metabolism and immunity in tip-top shape, all while promoting our mindful wellness.
So, taking fatty15 when you’re younger may help keep your healthy body healthy when you’re 30 to 65, it can make your body more resilient against aging-related breakdown, and when you’re older than 65, it can work to restore some of that resilience and energy.*
We as individuals—and the world—have been getting sicker. Many of us are not sleeping well, have bad eating habits, and are experiencing anxiety. Further, people are getting diabetes, chronic inflammatory conditions, and heart disease at younger and younger ages.
Seraphina’s co-founders discovered that C15:0, which is a trace odd-chain saturated fatty acid present in whole fat milk and butter, is a critical dietary fat that our bodies need to stay healthy. Science now supports that the past 40 years’ reduced intake of all types of dietary saturated fats has resulted in C15:0 deficiencies that are driving the global decline in our health.
Fatty15 is the world’s first, and only, pure powder and vegan-friendly C15:0 supplement that can help get us (and the world) back to healthy by improving our sleep, decreasing our snacking, calming our mood, and supporting our general health. Let’s get back to healthy.
They have been loving it! With many of our customers reporting the near-term effects of improved sleep, decreased stress, decreased snacking or more energy, fatty15 has become a daily routine essential to our customers’ health stack.
To add, we’ve had a greater than 85% consumer retention rate to-date, which shows us that our obsessive dedication to high-science health products can truly improve global health – one amazing person at a time.
Given the growing scientific evidence of C15:0 (aka the pure powder form of FA15TM in fatty15) as an essential fatty acid needed to maintain and improve health, fatty15 should be taken daily.
Our customers have been routinely reporting near-term benefits starting between 2 to 6 weeks of once-daily oral supplement-taking.
Our studies support that fatty15’s long-term metabolic, immune, and red blood cell health benefits kick in between 1 to 3 months. This is why our recommended starter kit has a 90-day (3 month) supply.
Users should look for near-term benefits such as decreased stress, improved sleep, decreased snacking and more energy. Due to differences among individuals, some may feel a difference, while others may not.
Rest assured, fatty15 is working hard to strengthen your cells, get your mitochondria working, and restore balance to your immunity and metabolism. These long term benefits give your cells a fighting chance against age related breakdown.
This is one supplement I feel confident adding into my routine, given the research behind it. If you want to learn more, hop on over to their website and get started! If I get a promo code to share down the line, I’ll put it up here and on my Instagram.
Have a great weekend, friends!