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 been a patient of Dr. D’Adamo for about five years – and have more energy, feel confident, and overall feel better about myself.

    G.R., 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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  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • Since I have been following the diet which you prescribed for me, my health has improved. My eyes no longer burn as they had, enabling me to read more and with more ease. The tired spells I had no longer occur, and I can stay awake for longer periods of time every day. Also, this winter I had no colds, fevers or serious illnesses as I have had in the past.

    Joyce B. - Brooklyn, NY

  • 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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  • I think we need more men like Dr. D’Adamo around to take care of people who otherwise drift from one doctor to another without getting any real help.

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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

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

    Doug

  • 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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  • We want to express our appreciation for the good care we have received over the past year from you and your staff. WE also appreciate your dedicated interest in your patients’ welfare, which is hard to find these days.

    Frank and Martha F. - NY, NY

  • 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 must admit my initial skepticism of the validity of the quick and unorthodox diagnosis you gave me. I now have a satisfactory understanding of the natural principles underlying iridology and some other homeopathic diagnostic techniques. So, in following the diet you prescribed for me, I have become less tense, more psychologically real, owing to the increased clarity of my mind.Read more ...

  • My life is astoundingly different from what it was years ago when I 1st came for treatment and I feel so incredibly fortunate…from the first time I met you, I felt that I was in the hands of a healer.

    Barbara G.

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