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

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

    Doug

  • As a patient of 12 years Dr. D’Adamo’s program has changed my life for the better. I am 57 years old and feel and look better now than I have my entire life.

    Howard, Canada

  • Dr. James D'Adamo has been the greatest single influence in my life. I was introduced to him when I was about 21 years old. For over 40 years, through his guidance, expertise, care and sticking fairly close to his recommended diet, supplement program and cutting edge therapies, I have maintained a near perfect health record. My career as an artist, fine art photographer and author is completely dependent on my creativity. Since there is a direct connection between mind and body, I will also attribute some of my professional success to his life changing programs.

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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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  • 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.

  • 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 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’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.

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  • 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’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

  • “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 patient’s welfare, which is hard to find these days. As you know, when we came to you we were not suffering from any serious ailments. However, after only a few weeks under your care, Martha had a definite increase in energy and experienced far fewer headaches. In addition to this, we both feel a definite sense of well-being in the knowledge that we are on a program of good health that will reap benefits for years to come.”

    Martha F. - NY, NY

  • 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

  • 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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