The Healthy Deviant: A Rule Breaker's Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World

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North Atlantic Books
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6.0 X 9.5 X 1.2 inches | 1.15 pounds

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About the Author
PILAR GERASIMO is an award-winning health journalist, founding editor-in-chief of Experience Life magazine (national paid circulation 750,000; estimated reach 3.2 million), and the creative force behind the popular mobile app, "101 Revolutionary Ways to Be Healthy." Gerasimo previously served as the top editor of Healthy Living for Huffington Post, where she was also a longtime blogger. She co-hosts The Living Experiment podcast ( with Whole30 founder Dallas Hartwig, which earned a top-five spot on iTunes in its first week. A frequent speaker, workshop leader, and expert guest for radio and TV, Gerasimo is currently serving as Chief Creative Officer for the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She splits her time between New York City and her family's organic farm in western Wisconsin. Learn more at
"First, she created the best health and fitness magazine on the planet. Then a brilliant mobile app. Now this extraordinary book. Pilar's work is life-changing, world-changing. The Healthy Deviant is going to make a huge difference for a whole lot of people."
--MARK HYMAN, MD, director of Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine and 11x New York Times best-selling author

"In a world where following the norms makes us sick, sad, and exhausted, the principle of Healthy Deviance is a powerful, beautiful game-changer--one that can help us radically transform our lives and our world."
--DALLAS HARTWIG, New York Times best-selling author of The Whole30

"Pilar is a rock star in healthy living and a true visionary. I respect her work enormously. Her call for Healthy Deviance couldn't come at a better time."
--FRANK LIPMAN, MD, New York Times best-selling author of The New Health Rules

"Pilar is arguably the most enlightened health expert in America. And this is one of the most exciting health books I've seen in ages."
--DAN BUETTNER, National Geographic Fellow and New York Times best-selling author of The Blue Zones

"Magical, wise, important, dead on, vital, disruptive--those are the words I'd use to describe Pilar and her Healthy Deviant work."
--GENEEN ROTH, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Women, Food and God

"In The Healthy Deviant, Pilar bypasses all the usual hype and hyperbole to put vitality within reach for all. If you're trying to get healthier, this is the book you want to read now."
--DAVID PERLMUTTER, MD, New York Times best-selling author of Grain Brain

"Pilar is a wellness trailblazer. I'm proud to call her a friend and a sister revolutionary."
--KRIS CARR, #1 New York Times best-selling author of Crazy Sexy Diet

"Pilar has changed my life (no joke) and she's about to change yours with this book. Read it. You can thank me later."
--CARL RICHARDS, New York Times "Sketch Guy" columnist and author of The Behavior Gap