Nigel Mitchell Talks American Pistachios
|Nigel Mitchell, one of the most respected experts in the practical application of sports nutrition, is an educational ambassador for American Pistachio Growers. He has a practical approach to proper nutrition through whole foods for active lifestyles, including nutritious pistachios grown in the American west.
Nigel has been supporting the nutrition goals of elite athletes for twenty years including APG Ambassador British Pro Cyclist Mark Cavendish. He is also the head of nutritional services to British Cycling and the British Professional Cycling Team ‘Sky Pro Cycling’. In 2012 he provided nutritional support for the historical Bradley Wiggins Tour de France Win and for British Cycling at the 2012 London Olympiad. His role involves leading and providing specialized nutritional services to a variety of world class athletes and sportspeople.
Nigel qualified as a registered dietician in 1991 and since then has worked in a variety of clinical sports roles. He recognizes and values the contribution that innovation and research provides to sports nutrition and is currently involved in partnerships with universities on academic projects that have included projects with Portsmouth University where he holds the honorary position of Senior Lecturer. He has worked with a wide variety of sports/athletes including winter Olympic athletes. He specializes in performance-focused diets to help people realize their greatest capabilities, whether they be gold medals or just top condition.