When we see Omega Fatty Acids listed in food nutrition data, we're looking at types of fats our body needs, which is might not be able to create organically. Omega Fatty Acids can play an important role in our overall health.
There are two main Omega Fatty Acids which cannot be made in the human body, and therefore must be consumed from our diet. Linoleic acid (LA), an omega-6 fatty acid, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fatty acid, are known as "essential fatty acids".
Known for their role in growth and repair, as well as being used to create other fatty acids which the body needs, there is strong evidence to support fatty acids being beneficial for maintaining a healthy heart, and promising signs tied to cancer prevention.
It’s found in flaxseed, chia seeds, walnuts, and canola and soybean oils.
Here are some foods rich in Fatty Acids. (1μg is 0.001mg)