It’s your health. It’s your time. It’s
your brand-new tomorrow

Proven Principles​

More than 40 years ago, we welcomed the first guests to what became our residential NEWSTART program in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills. Now we’re welcoming you to be one of the first guests to our NEWSTART Online program!

Thousands of people have looked for simple, effective ways to take control of their health and they’ve found it in NEWSTART. This physician monitored, scientifically researched lifestyle change program is based on Nutrition, Exercise, Water, Sunlight, Temperance, Air, Rest, and Trust. Today we’re offering those proven principles to you in a brand-new format designed to meet your needs on your schedule.

Video Lectures

Our highly experienced lifestyle physicians will guide your journey to better health.

New & Tasty Recipes

Access many delicious and nutritious recipes to help jumpstart your health transformation

Healthy Meal Plan

Improve your diet with our carefully prepared meal plan or build your own based on NEWSTART principles.

Live Consultations

Meet with one of our registered dieticians or your very own health coach.

Enhance your life in these areas with our expert doctors


Learn how to prevent or better manage diabetes in your life and the lives of those you love

Immunity & Covid-19

Learn simple ways to boost your immunity for the long-term

Cardiovasular Disease

Learn how to take action and fight cardiovascular diseases


Learn how the power of exercise can completely change your life at any age at any time

No More What-Ifs or Somedays

  • Greater longevity NOW
  • Increased quality of life NOW
  • More control over your mobility, your outlook, your life NOW

It’s all at your fingertips right now


Meet our Team of Physicians

Dr. Roger Gallant

Dr. Roger Gallant is an emergency physician and the NEWSTART Medical Director.

Dr. Randall Bivens

Dr. Randall L. Bivens has been the chief operating officer at Weimar Institute for the last six years.

Dr. Andrew Kuninobu

Dr. Kuninobu is a family medicine physician with an MPH degree in health promotion and health education.

Dr. Neil Nedley

Dr. Neil Nedley specializes in Internal Medicine with emphasis in Gastroenterology, Mental Health, and Lifestyle Medicine.

Never Too Late to Be a Healthier You