Nafsika Antypas

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Nafsika Antypas
OccupationTelevision host
TelevisionPlant-Based by Nafsika

Nafsika Antypas is a Canadian television host and veganism advocate.

Personal life[edit]

Nafsika Antypas was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and began her professional career with her father’s Mediterranean food import company Pilaros.[1] She currently serves as the company’s marketing director.[2]


Nafsika Antypas’ first vegan project was People Against Violence, a non-profit organization she founded in 2014.[1] She then founded The Struggling Vegan, a vegan consultation and advocacy firm,[3] in 2015.[4] In 2016 Antypas became the host for the world’s first Vegan lifestyle television show, Plant-Based by Nafsika on the A&E's FYI Network.[5] Topics for the show included cooking demonstrations, interviews with doctors and nutritionists, celebrity guests,[6] and “cruelty free” fashion.[7] The second season of the show aired in 2017,[8] and the third season aired in 2018.[9] In 2017 Antypas gained her certification as a health and lifestyle coach.[4] She has also contributed articles to publications including The Oakland Press.[10]


  1. ^ a b "A Sneak Preview of Plant-Based by Nafsika's Second Season". Vegan News.
  2. ^ "ACT RADIO: Nafsika Antypas". NPR.
  3. ^ "REVEALED: Top 100 Most Influential Vegans Of 2017". Plant Based News.
  4. ^ "World's First Vegan Lifestyle Series to Debut on A&E". Vegan News.
  5. ^ "First-Ever Vegan Lifestyle Show Coming to a TV Near You - PETA". PETA.
  6. ^ "4 Incredible Facts About Vegan Cable TV Show 'Plant Based by Nafsika'".
  7. ^ Luke, Michael. "Big Exposure Coming for Terra Tech Corp (OTCMKTS:TRTC) Subsidiary". Street Register.
  8. ^ "Natalie Portman Says She Wants to Launch Her Own Vegan Cooking Show". Live Kindly. 18 June 2018.
  9. ^ Media, Nafsika Antypas For Digital First. "Being vegan is easier than ever". The Oakland Press.