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168: Pilar Gerasimo: The Healthy Deviant

January 1, 2020

Pilar Gerasimo is an award-winning health journalist, pioneering social explorer, and author of the forthcoming book, The Healthy Deviant: A Rule-Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World (North Atlantic Books, January 2020).

Best known for her work as founding editor of Experience Life magazine, which today reaches more than 3 million people globally, Pilar has also served as Chief Creative Officer for the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and as top health editor for The Huffington Post.

Today, Pilar co-hosts a top-rated weekly podcast called The Living Experiment (with Whole30 co-founder Dallas Hartwig) and serves as a strategic advisor to Brian Johnson’s Optimize Enterprises. She speaks at universities, leads workshops at top retreat centers and consults for organizations committing to transforming health and happiness around the globe.

When she’s not travelling, Pilar hides out on an organic, communal family farm in Wisconsin her goofy pit bull pal, Calvin.

Connect with Pilar:
New Book & Website:
Twitter: @pgerasimo
Instagram: @pgerasimo


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