Acne: Male, 17

Patient History: 

Subject suffered from chronic acne breakouts over face.     

Patient interview revealed lack of Omega 3 fatty acids, excess consumption of Omega 6 fatty acids, trans fatty acids and refined sugar (cookies, chocolate bars, and other junk food -multiple sources).

Intervention: 

Problem foods eliminated or avoided.  Fresh vegetable intake increased.  Therapeutic daily doses of 1.5 tablespoons flax oil (freshly pressed, non-heated, organic, nitrogen sealed), and 70,000 IUs emulsified Vitamin A for 1 week.  

Maintenance dose of flax oil 3 x per week thereafter. 

Results: 

Acne began to clear up within days, and skin healed within 3 weeks.