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 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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’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 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

  • 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 first saw Dr. D’Adamo in 1980 when I was 38. My arthritis was worsening and my two medical doctors could only recommend aspirin for pain.

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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

  • How do you thank someone for his sincere love, patience and guidance? We all use these words so often but rarely think about the meaning or feeling behind them.

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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

  • 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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  • Today I would be rich with all the money I spent hopping from one doctor to another and in prescriptions they would give me. For twenty years, I had psoriasis which doctors told me was incurable – yet you cured it. How can I thank you enough? Also, when I go to you for chiropractic treatment, you relieve every muscle from head to toe, and I feel like a new person.

    Hans A. - Bronx, NY

  • 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

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