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

  • Dr. D'Adamo is focused on helping people heal, not marketing. Otherwise everyone would know about his work. I no longer have chronic pain, I can sleep at night for the first time in years. Chiropractic helped the most, until I came here. His program plus chiropractic and I'm able to LIVE again. Being pain free after so many years-I can't even describe how wonderful it is. And it happened because of coming here. There's no place like it. Dr. D'Adamo is brilliant

    Jason

  • 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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  • 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 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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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  • I am writing this letter as a current patient of Dr. D’Adamo, one who is immensely satisfied with the changes that have occurred in my health since beginning treatment. When I began, I was overweight by twenty pounds and depressed in general. Both conditions seemed to me impossible to do anything about.

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  • When I came to you for treatment, I had excruciating abdominal pains, bad digestion, constant constipation, constant nasal congestion since the age of four and bleeding from the rectum. To me, it is a miracle that all these things have gotten better with your natural method of treatment. I use the word ‘miracle’ because I have suffered with these ailments for over twenty years.

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

    Beverly, Canada

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

    Doug

  • For at least three years before coming to your office, I had been feeling run down, tired, depressed, extremely irritable and my nerves were on edge twenty-four hours a day. Everything seemed to bother me – the slightest sound would make me jump. My attention span was limited and my capacity for thinking a complete sentence was also at a premium. I experienced frequent vaginal yeast infections and didn’t know what it was like to breathe through my nose, because my nasal passages were always blocked.

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  • I’ve gotten answers to my questions and come to understand why my body acts the way it does. A lot of my symptoms disappeared over a course of a few years and I feel healthier than ever – have more energy and clarity of thought.

    Anonymous

  • The Blood Type Diet® has given me knowledge – Dr. D’Adamo is truly gifted in the art of healing.

    Toby Farb

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

    Judy B

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