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

  • 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

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

    Beverly, Canada

  • Dr. D’Adamo has been a trusted advisor, always willing to give of his time about my health. Besides having someone to help me when my health is in trouble, I also have a guide to ensuring better general health and functioning. I am firmly committed to Dr. D’Adamo’s health program for me. I have found him to be an inspiration and a dear friend. I respect and admire greatly his abilities as a natural healer. I feel he has helped to save my life. I fell he is making a very strong contribution in the community to those like myself who want to follow an alternate kind of health care from that offered by conventional medicine.

    Diana D. - NY, NY

  • 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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  • It has been my good fortune for the past couple of years to have the availability of your professional services and offices at my disposal. Your advice throughout has helped my health immeasurably.

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  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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. The many doctors consulted prior to you had been able to offer only temporary or superficial relief for my twelve-year condition of chronic colitis. Through you diet instruction and therapy the condition is now well controlled.

    Deanne H.

  • 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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