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

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

    Beverly, Canada

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

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  • I’ve been a patient for 35 years – so have my mother, husband, and children. My children were put on the D’Adamo Diet from birth and grew up without the many childhood illnesses. They have the knowledge of how best to nourish and avoid pitfalls of this “junk food” society….and will pass this along to their children…which is very important

    Maria Carpanzano, NY

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 sending you this little note to let you know that my leg is so improved, since I have been under your care. I am now able to walk up to three miles a day, and soon I will do even better, as you may know I love to walk great distances. Thanks to you and your healing knowledge of helping people in pain and discomfort, I and many others you have helped wish you a long and continued success in your science of healing.

    Victor M. - Brooklyn, NY

  • 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.

  • The improvement has been dramatic, to say the least. I have never felt so good or looked so good in my entire life. At fifty I am far better than I was at twenty. As far as the gallstone is concerned, I have never felt even the smallest symptom since starting your treatment. I do not even know whether or not it is still there. My blood pressure is normal, and my ankles rarely if ever swell. My figure is beautifully slim, a ‘side effect’ achieved with no effort at all, eating substantial, healthful meals. Everyone comments on the clarity of my complexion, and I always have boundless energy. Indeed, ‘we are what we eat’.

    Barbara R. - Massapequa Park, 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

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