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’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

  • 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 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

  • Just to let you know how happy I am that I ‘found’ you.

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  • When I first came to you, my health had much to ask for. All my adult life (I am over sixty), I had to take laxatives every night. In addition, I was suffering from hemorrhoids, a spastic stomach and almost continuous headaches.

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  • 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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  • I initially took my father Antonino Spezzano there because he was a smoker and had emphysema that affected his breathing in a serious manner. That began our relationship in 1981, and I have been a patient myself with Rita my wife for twenty years…Dr. D’Adamo is an exceptional human being other than being a Naturopathic Doctor. I noticed that he takes his work very seriously and cares for his patients. He explains meticulously the infinite details of peoples’ illness and proves where the illness is located in the body…Dr. D’Adamo’s impressive modality and diagnostic methodology is detailed, accurate and precise that it attracted me to continue and persevere contributing to heal my body.

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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

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

    Beverly, 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

  • 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

  • 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

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