The Healthy Deviant

Get a preview of my book, The Healthy Deviant, plus regular infusions of renegade wisdom.

Want to be healthy in an unhealthy world? Yeah, me too.

Hello. My name is Pilar. I’m an author, health journalist, podcaster, social explorer, and self-proclaimed Healthy Deviant. This site is a gathering place for all my work, ideas, and projects in progress. I have another site,, that is more focused on my new book, The Healthy Deviant: A Rule-Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World.

Take a look around, and if you want to connect with me about interviews, speaking, or consulting projects, shoot me an email. Or connect with me via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

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Dan Buettner

Pilar is arguably the most enlightened health expert in America.

-- Dan Buettner
Frank Lipman, MD

Pilar is a rockstar in healthy living, a true revolutionary. I respect her work enormously.

-- Frank Lipman, MD
Kris Carr

Pilar is a wellness trailblazer. Her tireless work empowers us to care of ourselves, while also rising up and speaking up for the world around us. I'm proud to call her a friend and sister revolutionary.

-- Kris Carr
Mark Hyman, MD

First she created the best health and fitness magazine on the planet. Then she wrote a kick-ass manifesto and launched a brilliant mobile app. Pilar's work is life-changing, world-changing. I can't wait to see what she does next.

-- Mark Hyman, MD
Arianna Huffington

Pilar knows her stuff and walks her talk.

-- Arianna Huffington
Brian Johnson

Pilar is one of the most brilliant, inspired, grounded and wise people I know. I trust her and her wisdom completely.

-- Brian Johnson
David Perlmutter, MD

In creating Experience Life, Pilar created a magazine that stands head and shoulders above the hype and hyperbole that compete for our attention This is rock solid, user-friendly, empowering information that opens the door to a life of health and fitness.

-- David Perlmutter, MD
Geneen Roth

Magical, wise, important, dead on, vital — those are all words I’ d use to describe Pilar and her Healthy Deviant work.

-- Geneen Roth
Daniel Amen, MD

Pilar Gerasimo is a revolutionary. She is on a crusade to get the world healthy — and she's an expert at
making it happen!

-- Daniel Amen, MD
Randy Eisenman

Pilar holds the bar high for what it means to live a truly healthy, happy, and authentic life. She walks her talk, and in doing so, inspires others to be the best versions of themselves. I am most grateful to consider Pilar a friend and professional collaborator. She has deeply enhanced my life and the lives of my coworkers.

-- Randy Eisenman