Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson: The Saturated Fat You Need For Longevity + Energy


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In this engaging episode, I am joined by the brilliant Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson, CEO of Seraphina Therapeutics, to dive deep into the world of fatty acids and the revolutionary discovery of C15:0. Dr. Stephanie, a seasoned veterinary epidemiologist and public health scientist, shares her invaluable insights into the profound impact of C15:0 on longevity pathways and overall wellness. We explore the benefits hidden within dairy fats and untangle the complexities of saturated fats. Join us on this enlightening journey as Dr. Stephanie unveils the transformative potential of C15:0 in enhancing our lives.

Dr. Stephanie Venn-Watson is the CEO of Seraphina Therapeutics. A seasoned veterinary epidemiologist and public health scientist, Stephanie previously served at the World Health Organization and U.S. Navy. With a life-long mission of helping people (and our fellow animals) age better, Stephanie’s award-winning approach to improving human and animal health has been featured on NPR, BBC, CBS, and National Geographic. In her time as CEO, Seraphina Therapeutics has been recognized for its extensive research and education on pentadecanoic acid (C15:0). Stephanie received her B.S. in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience from UC San Diego, D.V.M. from Tufts University, M.P.H. from Emory University, and was a National Research Council Associate with the Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center. She is an Albert Schweitzer Fellow for Life.

A few of my favorite things we cover in this episode:

  • Dr. Stephanie’s journey to the world of fatty acids
  • C15:0 discovery, from dolphins’ health to human longevity and wellness
  • C15:0’s impact on longevity pathways
  • The top benefits of C15:0
  • The power of nutrients and C15:0 in dairy fats
  • Understanding the complexity of saturated fats

Links to things we talked about in this episode:

  • Visit www.fatty15.com and use code WILLCOLE for 15% off your first purchase.
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Dr. Will Cole

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Dr. Will Cole, DNM, IFMCP, DC is a leading functional medicine expert who consults people around the globe, starting one of the first functional medicine telehealth centers in the world. Named one of the top 50 functional and integrative doctors in the nation, Dr. Will Cole provides a functional medicine approach for thyroid issues, autoimmune conditions, hormonal imbalances, digestive disorders, and brain problems. He is also the host of the popular The Art of Being Well podcast and the New York Times bestselling author of Intuitive Fasting, Ketotarian, Gut Feelings, and The Inflammation Spectrum.