Philosophy

At the D'Adamo Institute, we recognize that there is no single route to good health. Just as no two persons' fingerprints are the same, no two bodies are alike, no irises, two fingers, or ear prints are alike. This means that since the first person appeared on this earth and millenniums later after that person’s death, no one will ever have the same finger prints.

We at the D’Adamo Institute understand the unique characteristics of each person's body ascertaining the particular strengths and needs, and use this knowledge to determine the necessary therapies and treatments for each individual to achieve and maintain optimal health. Our naturopathic medicine approach means that we treat people, not diseases. Illnesses are created by an imbalance in the body and are never isolated to a single part or system. We consider the functions of the body and mind together and know that a positive, hopeful state of mind enhances every facet of physical healing.

We do not heal. The body heals itself given the right nutrition. Our role is to stimulate the body's natural recuperative abilities and to show our patients how to remove obstacles to achieve full healing process. Patients ultimately maintain control of their own health.

The Institute brings an innovative approach to naturopathic healing based on Dr. James L. D’Adamo’s 50 years of scientific research, during which he defined the relationship between a person’s blood type and their unique nutritional needs and general lifestyle requirements. Using this groundbreaking discovery, the naturopaths at The D’Adamo Institute obtain a complete picture of a person’s health utilizing various diagnostic techniques, including:

  • Blood type analysis
  • iridology
  • pulse analysis
  • muscle assessment
  • stress assessment

After determining the individual’s specific needs, a detailed diet is recommended which includes a program of specially formulated vitamins and supplements as well as a regime of therapies, possibly including:

  • colon irrigation
  • foot baths
  • clay packs
  • massage
  • manipulations
  • Acupuncture

Testimonials

  • Your guidance has helped me or should I say assisted me to get a lot healthier. My kidneys are definitely better.

    Doug

  • My story is a short one. For the past 10 years, I went to many doctors and my problems were constant diarrhea, discomfort after eating, gas and belching.

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  • When I went to Dr. D’Adamo for help, I had many health problems. I had chronic anemia, migraine headaches, sinusitis bronchitis, poor circulation and weak feet…I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation and gratitude for the expert care and guidance my daughter and I received since we’ve been under your care. To be the beneficiary of your knowledge and wisdom is indeed a privilege.

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  • I would like to thank you for imparting your knowledge to me. It has been most helpful, and I am feeling stronger.

    Leiban R. - Brooklyn, NY

  • I started having seizures in my 20’s …after years of being in and out of hospitals and on medications, a friend suggested I see a Naturopath (I had never heard the word before). I was a skeptic but after spending two hours with Dr. James D’Adamo during my first visit, he told me about my poor circulation and that I would be experiencing seizures – I hadn’t even told him about the seizures. He  designed a diet according to my blood type. I’ve been happy, energetic and have a whole new outlook on life. Now, 35 years later, I haven’t had a seizure or taken any medication. My husband and I are both patients.

    Michele Zampella

  • Thank you for happiness and health you and your program have given to me.

    Judy B

  • You not only helped me fully understand what was happening in my body, you also, by looking in my eyes, opened my eyes to a part of me that I have been losing touch with over the years - my creative soul.

    Brendan S.

  • Under the gentle care of you and your staff, my ability to absorb nutrients returned to normal and my B12 level is normal without injections at this time. Fortunately I never wrote to any relatives.

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  • When I first came to you, my health had much to ask for. All my adult life (I am over sixty), I had to take laxatives every night. In addition, I was suffering from hemorrhoids, a spastic stomach and almost continuous headaches.

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  • I came to Dr. D’Adamo suffering from face swelling to a point of being un-recognizable, extreme itchiness, terrible fatigue, headaches, anxiety, and depression. After the treatments, my energy is calm and sustained in contrast to the nervous energy I had.  I can hike for hours and bike, walk and travel. While it’s an ongoing challenge to be holistic and dedicated to my own well-being….it’s terrific to have Dr. D. as an example of making radical and lasting changes and of seeing the amazing things that can result from that.

    Barbara Glaser, NY

  • Being on your program has made an enormous impact on my health and wellbeing. You’ve personally been a life saver recently with some acute issues.

    Mary, Boston

  • I have been troubled with arthritis in my hip for several years, have gone to an orthopedic specialist who injected a large needle with cortisone into my hip bone, which was most painful and without any results whatsoever. This was done again 10 days later also without results. Since I have come to you for treatments, my hip is very much improved, and I am able to walk with more ease and can get up from the chair and out of the bed without holding on to everything as I pass.

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  • Recently I developed a severe sore throat with white pus on my tonsils. I couldn’t sleep, eat, drink, swallow, and could barely talk. My primary care physician thought it was strep and sent out labs the next day. The results were not due back until the weekend and I really didn’t want to take antibiotics if the strep were positive. I scoured the Internet for natural remedies. I tried drinking apple cider vinegar, cayenne pepper, and just gargling with hydrogen peroxide. All of it was nasty and provided very little help.

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  • I want to thank you for all the help you’ve given me…I have not had an asthma attack in 6 months.

    Rich

  • I learned about Dr. James L. D’Adamo about 50 years ago and I’ve been a loyal patient ever since. I met him when he had a clinic in Brooklyn, New York and he has been very helpful to both my family and me.  Everyone at the clinic spends time with you without rushing… I like that. The herbs and supplements are of excellent quality and are effective. I am 90 years old and I am always being complimented on how youthful I look and I owe that and my health to Dr. D’Adamo and Jehovah.  Thank you.

    A. Goodwin

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