Blood Type Diet Originator Dr James L. D’Adamo Passes Away at 81

Pioneering Naturopath, Founded D’Adamo Institute for the Advancement of Natural Therapies

Portsmouth, NH – March 25, 2013 — The originator of the world-famous Blood Type Diet and founder and director of the D’Adamo Institute for the Advancement of Natural Therapies, Dr. James L. D’Adamo, N.D., D.N.B., 81, passed away on March 21, 2013, peacefully and surrounded by his family and loved ones.

Dr. James L. D’Adamo was born on February 7, 1932 in New York, NY and was instrumental in establishing guidelines for licensing naturopathic practitioners in the U.S.  He was the former director of the NH Naturopathic Board, vice-president of the Naturopathic Association of North America, and past president of the NH Board of Examiners.  A naturopath for more than half a century, Dr. D’Adamo trained in the United States, Germany and Switzerland and practiced in New York, New Hampshire, Toronto, Montreal and Europe. Known as the “grandfather” of naturopathy and a pioneer in the profession, he was instrumental in establishing guidelines for licensing naturopathic practitioners in the U.S. He frequently donated time to a number of charities around the world.

Having designed a wide array of natural therapies for more than 60,000 patients, Dr. D’Adamo committed his life-time work and research to further refine his Blood Type Diet research, and continued to share his latest discovery on his Blood Type Diet work and natural healing to the last days of his life.

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