C15:0 fatty acid, also called pentadecanoic acid and found in the supplement fatty15, is a saturated fatty acid naturally present in very small amounts in dairy fat, ruminant meats (e.g., beef, bison, and lamb), and some fish and plants (Venn-Watson, PLoS One 2022). C15:0 fatty acid in fatty15 is promoted for "healthier hair & skin, balanced metabolism, and deeper sleep," as well as "slowing the aging process."
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