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 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 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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  • 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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  • I am a patient of Dr. D’Adamo for the past four years and would like to testify in his behalf.

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  • I wish that it be known that we discovered Dr. James L. D’Adamo at a time when we were desperately searching for a doctor who could save our lives. Our health was rapidly declining and failing. Now, since we are under the care of Dr. D’Adamo our health is gaining strength and constantly improving.

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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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  • 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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  • I want you to know how grateful I am to you, since you have been treating me for my severe headaches. I feel like a new person. I know you will continue helping people in pain.

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

    Rich

  • 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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  • 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

  • Most medical doctors admit that after waging war on cancer for 40 years that they are still far from a cure. In a new video, Louise Hay--New York Times bestselling author of "You Can heal Your Life," which has over 35 million copies in print, and Hay House Publisher (whose authors include bestselling Wayne Dyer)--describes how Dr. James D'Adamo, originator of the blood type and nutrition concept, helped her  overcome her cancer. Read about it, too, in Dr. D'ADamo's stirring new book "Just an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure.

    Louise L. Hay

  • 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

  • Just a note to say how much better I feel after just a month (80% on my program). You are a remarkable man and a very kind one. As it turns out, I may be about to sign a big contract that would take me to Washington – my visit to you came in the nick of time.

    Bodine W. - NY, NY

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