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

  • 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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  • 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

  • The Blood Type Diet® has given me knowledge – Dr. D’Adamo is truly gifted in the art of healing.

    Toby Farb

  • 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.

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • I learned about Dr. James L. D’Adamo about 50 years ago and I’ve been a loyal patient ever since. I met him when he had a clinic in Brooklyn, New York and he has been very helpful to both my family and me.  Everyone at the clinic spends time with you without rushing… I like that. The herbs and supplements are of excellent quality and are effective. I am 90 years old and I am always being complimented on how youthful I look and I owe that and my health to Dr. D’Adamo and Jehovah.  Thank you.

    A. Goodwin

  • 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.

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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

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

    Doug

  • I highly recommend Dr. D’Adamo and the D’Adamo Institute to anyone who wants to take an active, informed role in improving their health and quality of life. I first went to the Institute when I developed some serious digestive issues, including acid reflux. My usual food sensitivities were increasing, and I was feeling deeply stressed and burnt out. I’d already tried a variety of natural approaches and my standard lab work looked great, so I felt stuck.Read more ...

  • 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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