Omegas are unsaturated fatty acids and are further classified into Omega 3, 6 and 9. Omega 3 and 6 are essential polyunsaturated fatty acids, which means that the body can not produce the fats themselves, therefore it is important obtain these nutrients through the diet. Omega 9 is a monounsaturated fatty acid and in contrast to Omega 3 and 6, it is not an essential fatty acid.

Take a look at the pages about Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 , to learn more about them.