are organic compounds composed of carbon chains of varying lengths, with an acid group on one end and hydrogen bound to all the carbons of the chain. (EFAs) are those that are necessary for health, but cannot be synthesized by the body. Therefore, it is important to supply the body with EFAs through one's daily dietary intake. EFAs are also called or They are important ingredients for the growth and maintenance of cells. The body utilizes essential fatty acids for production, specifically for the production of , which aid in reducing , migraine headaches, and .