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The Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative Texas Tech

News and Appearances

January 18, 2024. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. Binks: How medications can support a healthy weight loss.

January 9, 2024. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: Dr. Binks talks one of the most common new year resolutions.

January 3, 2024. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. Binks: How to make sure your New Year's Resolutions don't “flame out”. 

December 28, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Getting back to normal after the Holidays. Time to start picturing it and doing some advance planning. 

December 19, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: Positive Communication, making sure your needs are known while hearing the needs of others.

December 13, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Embracing your inner Grinch. Self-acceptance at the Holidays.  Nobody and nothing is perfect. 

November 29, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Student Spotlight Marleigh Hefner RD. (Ph.D. Candidate).

November 20, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares more on managing holiday stress.

November 13, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares more on the clinical studies at NMHI. 

October 30, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: How to improve sleep.  

October 25, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday with Dr. Binks: How important is sleep.  

October 16, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: Pumpkin spice is in the air and Dr. Binks has a thought or two.

September 25, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks at the South Plains Fair.

September 18, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Get started with your weight plan with Dr. Binks.

August 28, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Examining your motives: Part 2.

August 21, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Examining your motives.

August 9, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Wisdom Wednesday: Setting up our “littles” for back to school success.

July 31, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks self-confidence for the little ones. 

July 24, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Princeton University NMHI Undergraduate Intern Tiffany Tsai shares her experience engaging in her 8-week summer internship with Dr. Binks at NMHI

July 17, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Do you need to ditch old habits?

July 10, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks has news for our school aged children. 

July 3, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks reminds us to enjoy Summer festivities. 

June 12, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: We all have emotions, but what do they mean?

May 29,2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: A self-esteem check with Dr. Binks.

May 15, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Does your confidence speak for its self?

May 8, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: NMHI High School Experience. 

May 4 2023. Dr. Binks speaks about the impact of the Ozempic shortage nationwide and the value of GLP-1 medications for obesity and diabetes management on KLBK/KAMC News.

May 01, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: How's the speed of your motivational motor?

April 17, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr Binks shares more on the clinical studies. 

April 10, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Step away and enjoy the outdoors. 

April 3, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Ways to make your work environment enjoyable 

March 28, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Dr Binks talks about how to WIN!! 

March 20, 2023. KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, Motivational Monday: Are you stuck in a rut? 

Mar. 13, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Hannah Yoo, a graduate student at the Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative at Texas Tech University, shares her experience."

Mar. 8, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Are you mentally and physically ready for Spring?"

Feb. 27, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Have you wondered why it is so hard to lose weight?"

Feb. 21, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks gives more information on the research being done at the NMHI.

Feb. 13, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks." 

Feb. 6, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks gives us an overview of the NMHI."

Jan. 30, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks says love is the air as February 14 approaches."

Jan. 23, 2023 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks says motivational health coaching is more than you think."

Dec. 28, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks gives us tips on getting back in our routine."

Dec. 19, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares holiday thoughts."

Nov. 30, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares thoughts on holiday hustle and bustle."

Nov. 2, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Trends and Friends: Dr. Binks talks overcoming fears."

Oct. 10, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks asks, who are you a role model for?"

Oct. 4, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks about keeping your team motivated."

Sept. 19, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: It's Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks." 

Sept. 12, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: It's Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks."

Aug. 29, 2022 KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares ways to keep your relationship thriving."

Aug. 22, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks, tips to prevent holiday weight gain."

Aug. 15, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: It's Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks." 

Aug. 1, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: It's Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks and he talks careers in nutrition."

July 19, 2022- Texas Tech University College of Human Sciences News, "The Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative (NMHI) Hosts High School Experience."

July 18, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks is getting us ready for back to school."

July 11, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks helps prepare kids for upcoming school year."

June 28, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks wants you to stay healthy during the holidays and vacation."

June 20, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks gives tips on being physically active."

June 13, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks gives ways to safely stay active during extreme heat."

June 6, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: How are your emotions when it comes to being your best self?"

May 16, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks offers up three thoughts on positive communication."

Apr. 25, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: It's Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks."

Apr. 18, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks from the Nutrition & Metabolic Health Initiative talks time."

Apr. 11, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: ALTERNATE DAY CALORIE RESTRICTION is available with THE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CLINIC at TTU." 

Mar. 28, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks about how to WIN!"

Mar. 21, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: It's time to be happy with Dr. Binks on Motivational Monday."

Mar. 7, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Trends and Friends visits with Dr. Binks."

Feb. 28, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks about their open house coming up!"

Feb. 21, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Yazmine Huizar talks about stress and our heart."

Feb. 14, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks matters of the heart." 

Jan. 24, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks about trying to make the most of your life."

Jan. 17, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks being your own coach, keeping motivation."

Jan. 10, 2022- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: Picking the right weight loss plan for you."

Dec. 20, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks new years resolutions."

Dec. 6, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks good communication during the holidays."

Nov. 15, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks explains the impact nutrition has on mental health."

Nov. 15, 2021- WalletHub Online, "Ask the Experts- Obesity." Dr. Martin Binks provides commentary.

Nov. 8, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks how to work through the time change."

Nov. 1, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks signs of anxiety and how to help cope."

Oct. 11, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks diet plans and which one work best."

Oct. 4, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Martin Binks discusses why weight loss can be hard."

Sept. 27, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks teaches us to live the energized life."

Sept. 20, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Martin Binks talks finding your happy place in a sea of negativity." 

Sept. 13, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Martin Binks talks finding your inner athlete."

Aug. 30, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Accepting your body while improving your body and health."

Aug. 17, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Back to school nutrition with Dr. Binks."

July 26, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks talks about getting healthy this season."

July 19, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivate your Monday with Dr. Binks: getting most out of the day." 

July 12, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares with us how to keep off weight this summer."

June 7, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks helps us balance work and life."

May 3, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: We are talking random acts of kindness with Dr. Binks."

Apr. 12, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks helps us with stress management."

Apr. 5, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Managing your hunger." 

Mar. 22, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Martin Binks speaks on goal setting for this year."

Mar. 15, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Martin Binks speaks on the ‘All or Nothing' mindset."

Mar. 8, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Dr. Binks shares to improve your sleep." 

Feb. 22, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: How to manage weight loss." 

Feb. 15, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: How to beat those winter blues."

Feb. 8, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday: Love and relationship advice for this Valentine's Day week with Dr. Binks."

Jan. 25, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: How to stay positive."

Jan. 11, 2021- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Monday with Dr. Binks: How to Handle Food Cravings."

Oct. 19, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Check out all the things the Weight Management Clinic has to offer."

Oct. 7, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesdays with Dr. Binks: Stressed Out? You are not alone, Dr. Binks is here to help."

Aug. 26, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Easy Ways to Keep active to improve your health and well-being."

Aug. 19, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesdays with Dr. Binks: Dr. Binks says to make sure you do not miss your medical appointments."

May 16, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "It's Foodie Friday with Allison Childress sharing tips on shedding those inches with healthy habits."

May 13, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Self Image."

May 6, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Strategies you can implement to reduce fear of current times."

Apr. 22, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Here's why it's important to check the dates on your food purchases."

Apr. 15, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Healthy snacks and recipes you can make at home to help you keep those extra inches away."

Apr. 8, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Find out the difference between nut butters and what you should look for on the label."

Mar. 27, 2020-KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Foodie Friday with Allison Childress: Use your time at home to start helpful habits of meal prepping and learning portion control."

Mar. 12, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Quick, easy and healthy snacks for your Spring Break road trip."

Mar. 4, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Here's how to determine which milk is best for you."

Feb. 24, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Mondays with Dr. Binks: Impacts of seasonal transitions."

Feb. 21, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Enjoy National Margarita Day with guiltless pleasure."

Feb. 19, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Get tips on the best foods for your workout and training."

Feb. 17, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Motivational Mondays with Dr. Binks: National Random Acts of Kindness Day – How acts of kindness impact health."

Feb. 14, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Dr. Binks gives advice on love and how you can reduce the stress of finding the perfect Valentine's gift."

Jan, 29, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "It's Wellness Wednedsay with Allison Childress on guilt-less game-day pleasures."

Jan. 22, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Allison Childress: Here's the top diet trends to watch out for in 2020."

Jan. 15, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: The Weight management clinic hosts open house and ribbon cutting."

Jan. 8, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Dr. Martin Binks talks weight management."

Jan. 1, 2020- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Tips on how to have a healthy 2020."

Dec. 18, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Dr. Binks discusses the gift of health."

Dec. 11, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Get your weight loss answers from Texas Tech's NMHI"

Dec. 4, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Keeping good spirits at the holidays."

Nov. 28, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Dr. Martin Binks talks holiday weight gain myths."

Nov. 18, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Texas Tech's NMHI offers weight loss programs of all types."

Nov. 11, 2019 -  KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses finding a new normal when loved ones are lost or deployed."

Nov. 6, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses Men's Health."

Oct. 30, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Childress ‘talks sense' about kids and candy."

Oct. 14, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Get motivated to lose weight before the holidays by counting the small wins." 

Oct. 23, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses weight loss medicine and TTU-NMHI Research."

Oct. 7, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Planning ahead for the long holiday season."

Sept. 30, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses Dealing with 'optional stress' like social media, news etc."

Sept. 23, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses how to take the first steps on your weight loss journey."

Sept. 16, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Childress discusses the history of Keto diets and the current types."

Sept. 9, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Childress breaks down nutrition myths."

Sept. 2, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses the importance of taking a break and preparing for new fall routines."

Aug. 26, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses balancing festive eating and special events (football season) with staying on track for long-term health." 

Aug. 19, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses maintaining good mental health."

Aug. 16, 2019 -  KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Childress gives ‘easy peasy' dinner ideas."

Aug. 12, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Wellness Wednesday with Dr. Binks: Try these tips to help with preparing for back to school."

Aug. 5, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock,  "Dr. Childress talks about staying healthy and motivated."

July 29, 2019 -  KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Childress shares meal prep ideas" 

July 22, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses getting closer to friends and family – mini-vacations, unplugging."

July 16, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks with TTU NMHI shares advice on balancing your workout and your eating" 

July 1, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Childress discusses tasty ways to enjoy your July 4th holiday"

June 26, 2019 - KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks shares tips on building healthy relationships and communication"

May 6, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses the use of meal replacement products for weight loss." 

May 2, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses research programs at NMHI."

Apr. 12, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses the overall lifestyle approach to managing weight."

Mar. 29, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "NMHI Director Dr. Martin Binks provides tips on calorie reduction."

Mar. 22, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "NMHI student Wei-Lin Huang demonstrates NMHI's state of the art metabolic testing equipment."

Mar. 15, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "NMHI student Wei-Lin Huang demonstrates state of the art body composition testing on Trends & Friends." 

Mar. 7, 2019- CNN.com, "Do skinny people have faster metabolisms? Not Really." Perspectives provided by Dr. Martin Binks.

Mar. 6, 2019- Insider, "The differences between 10 types of nut butter." Dr. Allison Childress and her contribution are recognized in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics newsletter, SmartBrief.

Mar. 4, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Dr. Binks discusses NMHI mission to improve public health." 

Mar. 1, 2019- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "Health and wellness options for you at Texas Tech" is the first in a four-part series. Here Dr. Martin Binks provides an overview of the Texas Tech Nutrition and Metabolic Health Initiative (NMHI).

Jan. 28, 2019-  NBCNEWS.com, "Why we're so obsessed with rigid diets like Keto."
Dr. Martin Binks provides commentary. 

Feb. 24, 2018- KAMC/KLBK TV Lubbock, "NMHI launches clinical nutrition and weight management services for the local community."

 

Contact NMHI

Phone: (806) 742-NMHI (6644)

Email:nmhi@ttu.edu