Texas Tech University

Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative


The Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative is part of the Texas Tech University, Department of Nutritional Sciences (TTU-NS). NMHI offers clinical services to the local Lubbock community related to nutrition and metabolic health. Our programs include medical weight loss, advanced metabolic assessment and state of the science nutritional and motivational counseling and education. We also conduct research studies and provide student training and education in the areas of clinical nutrition, obesity, community nutrition and neuroscience related brain involvement in eating and metabolism.

Explore our clinical programs:

NMHI offers fee for service programs and services to the local Lubbock Community. Not sure what program will be best for you? Contact us to have a provider or clinician call you for a free 15 minute consultation.

  • Body Composition Testing
  • Metabolic Testing
  • Individual Nutrition Consultations
  • Weight Management Programs

To find out more about our services and programs CLICK HERE.

Now Available: 10% TTU employee, student and alumni discounts!

Coming Soon — Education & Training for Healthcare Providers:

Soon, we will be providing specialized educational offerings to local healthcare providers to assist them in staying current on the latest developments related to Nutrition, Metabolic Health and Obesity.

Dr. Martin Binks

We are excited to have this opportunity to have a positive impact on the health and quality of life of the local community through the provision of cutting edge, state of the science, specialized clinical nutrition and metabolic care to people in Lubbock and surrounding regions.
-NMHI Director Dr. Martin Binks.


Contact NMHI

Phone: (806) 742-NMHI (6644)