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

  • In summarizing, I can only express amazement at the relatively quick improvement in my health after what I can only call an ‘explosion’ in my body—everything seemed to have gone wrong at the same time as I underwent the biggest health crisis of my life. As you may imagine, the psychological effects of all these physiological difficulties did not help me, but the confidence and optimism you inspired at the outset made my return to sound health much easier and quicker. Hopefully, you will continue to treat people with Naturopathy and Chiropractic, and hopefully, there will be more people encouraged to treat illness in a non-chemical, natural way.

    George P. - NY, NY

  • I must admit my initial skepticism of the validity of the quick and unorthodox diagnosis you gave me. I now have a satisfactory understanding of the natural principles underlying iridology and some other homeopathic diagnostic techniques. So, in following the diet you prescribed for me, I have become less tense, more psychologically real, owing to the increased clarity of my mind.Read more ...

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

    Doug

  • 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

  • As a patient of 12 years Dr. D’Adamo’s program has changed my life for the better. I am 57 years old and feel and look better now than I have my entire life.

    Howard, Canada

  • I highly recommend Dr. D’Adamo and the D’Adamo Institute to anyone who wants to take an active, informed role in improving their health and quality of life. I first went to the Institute when I developed some serious digestive issues, including acid reflux. My usual food sensitivities were increasing, and I was feeling deeply stressed and burnt out. I’d already tried a variety of natural approaches and my standard lab work looked great, so I felt stuck.Read more ...

  • 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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  • The improvement has been dramatic, to say the least. I have never felt so good or looked so good in my entire life. At fifty I am far better than I was at twenty. As far as the gallstone is concerned, I have never felt even the smallest symptom since starting your treatment. I do not even know whether or not it is still there. My blood pressure is normal, and my ankles rarely if ever swell. My figure is beautifully slim, a ‘side effect’ achieved with no effort at all, eating substantial, healthful meals. Everyone comments on the clarity of my complexion, and I always have boundless energy. Indeed, ‘we are what we eat’.

    Barbara R. - Massapequa Park, NY

  • With the last examination conducted on my wife, my son and myself, which revealed so much improvement, I feel and need to thank you from the bottom of my heart, for all of us, for your devoted, skilled, and efficient treatment. In the few months I have been under your care, I feel much better than I have in the last ten years.

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  • A fellow crewmate, who was a patient of Dr. D’Adamo, recommended the Institute after finding out about my health problems. I imagine everyone who visits your practice has some kind of a life change experience – for me the experience has been truly life transforming and life-saving. I came to the clinic with alarming blood chemistry metrics for an individual with type 2 diabetes. I had already lost a substantial amount of weight. I had tried a wide array of the pharmaceutical approaches to diabetes management. Nothing was working. My doctor was concerned that my insulin receptors appeared to be shutting down and that I might need an insulin pump. It seemed like a deadly downward spiral.

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  • For the past six years, I have been suffering from migraine headaches twice daily. I have taken all forms of medication and undergone fifty acupuncture and thirty-five acupressure treatments without success. I have tried many different food diets also without success. I went to the Montiefiore Hospital Migraine Headache Clinic for extensive x-rays, blood tests, brain scans, brain wave tests, and the source of my headaches could not be found.

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  • 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.

  • I was tired, congested, bloated…and the breakthrough has been incredible. I feel empowered. Dr. D’Adamo has cured me of some really challenging health concerns and I’m happy and grateful.  I have recommended Dr. D’Adamo to friends, and they have told me that it was the greatest gift I could have given them. I just wish we could clone him!

    Janet Jenkins, Canada

  • While I was on The Blood Type Diet® my body felt really wonderful – light. I had an overall feeling of lightness!

    Beverly, Canada

  • Your natural method of healing is most certainly the best care we can give to our bodies. The only way to heal is to treat the causes, not only symptoms. I have been under your care for one year and feel much better than previously under orthodox medicine’s health care. The people in this free country of ours should have the right to choose the health care they feel is best.

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