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

  • 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

  • I came to Dr. James L. D’Adamo because of difficulty in urinating due to an enlarged prostrate gland. I had seen other doctors who told me that if this condition got any worse, a prostrate operation would be advisable.

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  • I have been a patient since 2005. When I first visited Dr. D’Adamo, I had fibromyalgia…suffered from short-term memory loss, anxiety....and depression. Today, at 67, I feel better than I did years ago and recently returned from an extended photography Scuba trip - diving 28 times over 12 days with no injuries or illnesses.

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  • I’m writing this note to reaffirm my appreciation for the dramatic improvement in my health during the year and a half since I’ve been under your care.

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  • After trying for years to obtain relief for my constant headaches, I have been very successful under the care of Dr. James L. D’Adamo and his treatments. My headaches are now few and far between. I have been taking the natural vitamins and herbs that he has recommended and have never had any ill affects from them. I know personally that he has also helped many others who could not be helped elsewhere. I strongly recommend that he continue to maintain his procedures of practice for the well being of all his patients.

    Agatha F. - Brooklyn, NY

  • We want to express our appreciation for the good care we have received over the past year from you and your staff. WE also appreciate your dedicated interest in your patients’ welfare, which is hard to find these days.

    Frank and Martha F. - NY, NY

  • My life is astoundingly different from what it was years ago when I 1st came for treatment and I feel so incredibly fortunate…from the first time I met you, I felt that I was in the hands of a healer.

    Barbara G.

  • 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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  • Two months have passed by since my first visit to your office. I have kept up faithfully the diet that you gave me and am trying to follow your instructions as closely as I can.

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  • Before seeing Dr. D’Adamo, my situation was growing from bad to hopeless. I could remain out of bed for no more than an hour or two a day, and that, in a state of fatigue and with great difficulty and discomfort. I had been to many MD’s, and among them a well-known specialist, none of whom could correctly diagnose my illness or help me.

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  • 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 ...

  • It has been a marvelous change – I’ve lost weight, decreased my blood pressure, perfected my digestion and have a general feeling of wellbeing

    Pat, Canada

  • I learned about Dr. James D’Adamo from a couple of his patients. They kept looking better and healthier every time I saw them. I've been a patient for the last 35 years.  I felt that this was the type of treatment I was looking for and over the years, Dr. D’Adamo was always proven correct.  I enjoy the feeling of well-being the most and the treatment which gives me the instant feeling of wellness. By following Dr. James D’Adamo’s blood type diet, my health has improved and kept me well for all these years. I recommend Dr. D'Adamo to all those in need and those not in need who wish to keep healthy for a lifetime.

    Deenie Stulberg - Toronto, Canada

  • 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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  • 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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