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 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 ...

  • 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

  • Thank you for happiness and health you and your program have given to me.

    Judy B

  • 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 have been a patient since 2005. When I first visited Dr. D’Adamo, I had fibromyalgia…suffered from short-term memory loss, anxiety....and depression. Today, at 67, I feel better than I did years ago and recently returned from an extended photography Scuba trip - diving 28 times over 12 days with no injuries or illnesses.

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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

  • 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

  • I came to Dr. James L. D’Adamo because of difficulty in urinating due to an enlarged prostrate gland. I had seen other doctors who told me that if this condition got any worse, a prostrate operation would be advisable.

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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

  • 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

  • When I went to Dr. D’Adamo for help, I had many health problems. I had chronic anemia, migraine headaches, sinusitis bronchitis, poor circulation and weak feet…I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation and gratitude for the expert care and guidance my daughter and I received since we’ve been under your care. To be the beneficiary of your knowledge and wisdom is indeed a privilege.

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  • 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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  • 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

  • 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

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

    Beverly, Canada

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