Justine Stenger



Justine Stenger received her degree from the University of Alberta in Nutrition and Physical education. She proceeded to pursue a Holistic Nutrition/Therapeutic Chef certification from Bauman College. Justine has completed her Functional Medicine training through the institute for Functional Medicine.

Justine is a trained Bredesen (RECODE) practitioner and specializes in cell membrane medicine, and works primarily with patients who suffer with neurological conditions, mast cell activation syndrome, Lyme disease, and autoimmune disease.

Justine has worked beside Dr. Bruce Hoffman for the past 10 years and has supported hundreds of Dr. Hoffman's chronic, complex illness patients nutritionally.


University Of Alberta- Nutrition & Physical Education
IFM – Functional Medicine Trained
IFM Bredesen Practitioner
The dr.Com - Certified Gluten Practitioner
Bauman College - Holistic Nutrition & Certified Therapeutic
Chef Institute For Functional Medicine - Certified Health Coach

Skills and expertise

Brain Health
Neurodegenerative decline
Nutritional interventions



Blog posts

Introducing Gut+: The Powerful Prebiotic + Postbiotic Combo for Total Gut Health

We all know these days that gut health is the foundation of your overall health and wellbeing, yet more people struggle with it than ever. 

Difficult to manage issues like bloating, gas, constipation, leaky gut, chronic infections like candida, and inflammatory bowel disease are becoming more and more (distressingly) common, even if you’re doing everything “right.” If you have more complex gut concerns — or you want to prevent them — basic interventions like probiotics probably won’t cut it. 

Justine Stenger

How to Drink for Your Gut Microbiome: The Effects of Alcohol on the Digestive System

Champagne to celebrate the bride and groom, wine for a fancy Italian date night, and beer for the Sunday night game. We often take it for granted in various situations, for good reason. Alcohol is a common language across the globe and the consumption of it dates back for centuries.

But beyond calorie counting and basic responsible drinking habits, most people don’t think about how wine and other alcoholic drinks affect their health. But alcohol can actually have a severely negative impact on the gut if not consumed with care.

Justine Stenger