Get email alerts Get Celiac.com E-mail Alerts  




Celiac.com Sponsor:
Celiac.com Sponsor:




Ads by Google:






   Get email alerts  Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts

  • Announcements

    • admin

      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

Gluten Free Living Or Living Without Magazine?
0

20 posts in this topic

i cantt decide which one to order.....which do you prefer?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Ads by Google:

I will prefer which ever one will mail to Canada and Living Without won't. So, I will ask GFL if they will.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've never seen Gluten Free Living--where can I find it?

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

you can order a subscription at glutenfreeliving.com

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i like living without, beause they also have a lot of gluten-free/cf recipies.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites




I'd like to share my experience with GFL magazine. I ordered it in Jan. and got the Fall issue within two weeks. As of today, I have yet to get the Winter issue and it was 80 degrees here yesterday. I have e-mailed the company twice and twice they apologized for being late with the Winter issue. I finally called Visa to contest 75% of my yearly subs. rate of $29.95 (for four magazines). I personally can not afford to pay $7.48 for a magazine that never comes. I'm only paying for the fall issue and now I'm going to get Living Without instead.

I think GFL is a very good magazine but I would just buy it in a store if possible or go without it. I feel bad as I think the magazine may be in dire financial straights, or they would have gotten their winter issue out in the winter, not the spring. Well I'm not sure it's even out now but I think it is, but mine never showed up and since I cancelled, I don't care why anymoe.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tiffany--Thanks for letting us know--I've never seen GFL, but was planning on looking at the WF up in Princeton. I go there sometimes--I usually go to the one in Marlton, which is smaller. I know what you mean--it does look like they may be in trouble. Hope not. At any rate, I hope you get a refund for the issues you never received!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi!

I'm the publisher of Living Without magazine and happened to read one of the recent posts concerning Canadian subscriptions. Just want to set the record straight, we DO accept Canadian subscriptions but only by mail. We can't accept foreign orders through the Web site yet. Hopefully that will change in the next few months. For now, Canadians can subscribe via mail by sending a check (US Funds) to: Living Without, PO Box 2126, Northbrook, IL 60065. Canadian subscriptions are $10 more per year than the US subscriptions(mailing costs to Canada are really high) or $33 for one year and $50 for two years.

Thanks to all who support the magazine. It truly is a labor of love for everyone involved.

With healthy regards,

Peggy (celiac for nine years)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Hi!

I'm the publisher of Living Without magazine and happened to read one of the recent posts concerning Canadian subscriptions. Just want to set the record straight, we DO accept Canadian subscriptions but only by mail. We can't accept foreign orders through the Web site yet. Hopefully that will change in the next few months. For now, Canadians can subscribe via mail by sending a check (US Funds) to: Living Without, PO Box 2126, Northbrook, IL 60065. Canadian subscriptions are $10 more per year than the US subscriptions(mailing costs to Canada are really high) or $33 for one year and $50 for two years.

Thanks to all who support the magazine. It truly is a labor of love for everyone involved.

With healthy regards,

Peggy (celiac for nine years)

Not a canadian, but I bet they'll all appreciate the info!

Just wanted to say how I love Living Without, keep doing what you're doing! I love the recipes! In some ways, it's almost like a gluten-free, allergen-free Cooks Illustrated!

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I, too like Living Without--in fact I just bought the new issue at Whole Foods yesterday! :D

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I'd like to share my experience with GFL magazine. I ordered it in Jan. and got the Fall issue within two weeks. As of today, I have yet to get the Winter issue and it was 80 degrees here yesterday. I have e-mailed the company twice and twice they apologized for being late with the Winter issue. I finally called Visa to contest 75% of my yearly subs. rate of $29.95 (for four magazines). I personally can not afford to pay $7.48 for a magazine that never comes. I'm only paying for the fall issue and now I'm going to get Living Without instead.

I think GFL is a very good magazine but I would just buy it in a store if possible or go without it. I feel bad as I think the magazine may be in dire financial straights, or they would have gotten their winter issue out in the winter, not the spring. Well I'm not sure it's even out now but I think it is, but mine never showed up and since I cancelled, I don't care why anymoe.

The same thing happened to me about two years ago with them. They were SOOOOO Rude!! The lady who I called to ask for info as to why my magazine never came, HUNG UP ON ME!! She kept blaming the problem on the postal service....it was crazyness. I canceled my subscription with them also and reported them to the better busisness buerau. They were horrible! Gluten Free Living Magazine stinks! ha

On the other hand living without magazine ROCKS!! I Highly Recommend that!!

-Jessica :rolleyes:

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Another vote for Living Without.

I called Gluten Free Living to find out about getting an issue to see if I like it enough to subscribe. The woman on the other end was very nice an pleasant and offered to mail me a free copy. I thought great! That was until it took about 2 months for me to get that free copy! Now under normal circumstances this would be ridiculous but you have to factor in, I live about 10 minutes away from where it's published! I could have walked a copy to my house faster.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
There's some funky stuff in that seasoning packet. I never feel good when I eat those. I'm also soy intolerant/allergic, but I think it's more a matter of some sort of weird hydrolized something or other that just doesn't agree with many people.

I prefer Living Without also...just got my latest one in the mail--always has great recipes. This issue is graham crackers, crepes, tortillas...just to name a few...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had the same experience that Tiffany had with GFL. They have grown too fast and can't keep up. Then the most recent issue I got had a big apology in it which was nice, but it seemed passive agressive to me. I wish I had it here, I'd explain why. Anyway, I don't really appreciate the info because while there is some good stuff in there, they also condone things I feel are misleading to people with Celiac/GI.

For example, this most recent issue had a letter to the editor about using skin care/hair care products with wheat, etc in them (they mentioned gluten-free Savonnerie) and why that was important if consumption was the only way to get contaminated by gluten. And GFL editor wrote that those sellers are taking advantage of Celiacs so they no longer will be allowed to advertise in the magazine and that you can't get glutened by using soap with wheat/oats, etc in it. But I know of many people on this list who have written in about their experiences of getting glutened in one form or the other from using health care products with wheat, etc, in them. So I think that is a disservice.

They also have an article about why oats are safe, so go ahead and eat them. But they don't make much of a case about how they have to be uncontaminated and how at least 30% of Celiacs will still have a problem with them anyway.

I think there is misinformation they are promoting in this magazine and I think the prices are way too high - by the way, they say in the opening statement that prices are going to have to go up, in fact, because they are getting so many subscriptions! What kind of argument is that??? When you get more business, your costs shouldn't be passed to the consumer, you should be able to lower subscription prices! I used to work at a magazine, so I know how that works.

Anyway, I don't have any experience with Living Without, other than a great pizza recipe I still use, but GFL does not get my vote.

Stephanie

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I think there is misinformation they are promoting in this magazine and I think the prices are way too high - by the way, they say in the opening statement that prices are going to have to go up, in fact, because they are getting so many subscriptions! What kind of argument is that??? When you get more business, your costs shouldn't be passed to the consumer, you should be able to lower subscription prices! I used to work at a magazine, so I know how that works.

Anyway, I don't have any experience with Living Without, other than a great pizza recipe I still use, but GFL does not get my vote.

Stephanie

Stephanie-

Thanks for posting your input... I bought the magazine once...but couldn't bring myself to buy another--it was like $7! That was incredible to me...but at the time I thought it was b/c of such a small subscription base, and that the price might improve. Sounds like some poor management or something...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I haven't see GFL locally so didn't know it existed BUT that said, Living Without has soooo many other food issues it covers, it works great for people like me with mulitple food intolerances. Now, if they would only come up with a decent brownie receipe gluten-free, DF, CF, SF, etc., etc, etc.

I just starte my script and now don't have to rush out to the store hoping they still had one in stock.

As to the two month wait, I had the same problem. I ordered my mag, about the time for the new issue to come out and waited and waited, after getting my little notice card that I was now a subscriber, and waited, and it finally came, with the next edition. Oh well, I missed one...not the end of the world but not what I expected.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

This is interesting to read! I had never heard of the GFL mag. I do subscribe to Living Without. I really enjoy it! I just wish it came to my door more often :)

I have a very little article and some of my recipes in this issue so I feel famous for a moment LOL

(okay, not exactly famous). I really think they are doing a great service to those on our diets. I remember when I read my first issue, how relieved I was to see so many great sources for so many things! I love the ads ! LOL And I made so much biscotti from their holiday issue, I have tried some breads, soups, and others.

The spring cleaning article from a year ago was really motivating.

All in all I love it :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Not a canadian, but I bet they'll all appreciate the info!

Just wanted to say how I love Living Without, keep doing what you're doing! I love the recipes! In some ways, it's almost like a gluten-free, allergen-free Cooks Illustrated!

Ditto. I have a sub. I like the food ideas. And all of the adds for companies that I wouldn't have known about otherwise.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It looks like I am in the minority <_< I like Gluten Free Living. I enjoy the research and articles. However, I agree that the magazine has issues. It does not arrive in a timely fashion :angry:

Hez

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I liked gluten free living until, they sent me a renewal card and I only recieved 2 of the 4 issues I payed for. Not to mention they are very over priced. It does not cost that much to publish a magazine.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      103,404
    • Total Posts
      917,640
  • Topics

  • Posts

    • celiac disease is psychosomatic
      ...and CoQ10 deficiencies can occur in those taking statin drugs.  Really important to monitor that if you are on statins.
    • Starting out
      I guess you must have to be a member then. I don't know because I am a member. It doesn't cost anything & I've never gotten any junk mail from them or anything unpleasant.  Gee, I didn't even think about that when I posted the link. OOPS! Let me know if you need me to copy & paste it because I will if you want.  
    • Starting out
      Hey, do you have to be a member of Medscape to see the article?  I could not get in pass the sign-in page.  
    • Starting out
      Ugh!  Run from that doctor.  Are you located on Mars?  Kidding aside, here's the deal.  If you go gluten free just to test it out and you feel good, then you might think you have a gluten issue.   A few months or a year go by and you realize that this is HARD.  REALLY HARD.  So, you start to cheat.  You get sloppy.  You start sharing a toaster.  Your symptoms come back, but you don't worry about it or maybe you start to get violently ill.  Symptoms so different from your old symptoms that you think you must have something else.  (You could be the type of person who makes a decision and sticks with it.  But those are rare folks.)   I could go on with more stories, but type in lymphoma in our forum's search box.  Look at member's who were misdirected by their physicians and who have had celiac disease all along.  Now they are dealing with cancer.   It is not my intent to scare you into thinking you have cancer.  The odds of you having it are slim and none.  I am trying to scare you into finding another doctor who really CARES about you and follows a normal standard level of care (like reading currant medical journals or checking Dr. Google, like my ER neighbor doctor does because he can not know everything!) It's just a simple blood test.  So easy.  If negative, then give the diet a try!
    • "Celiac disease prevents absorption of iron"
      Well, you are no longer anemic, so that's great!  As long as you are healed, you should be able to absorb iron easily.   Of course, there could be other issues that would prevent you from absorbing iron as villi damage can occur from many things other than celiac disease.   Want to know for sure where you stand?  Ask your doctor to check your iron and iron store levels the next time you have a physical.
  • Upcoming Events

  • Blog Entries

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Larry Gessner  »  cyclinglady

      Hi There, I don't know if there is a place for videos in the forum. I just watched "The Truth About Gluten" I think it is a good video. I would like to share it somewhere but don't know where it should go. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
      Here is the link if you have never watched it.
      https://youtu.be/IU6jVEwpjnE Thank You,
      Larry
      · 2 replies
    • ChiaChick  »  Peaceflower

      Hi Peaceflower, Just wanted to say thank you for the chat.
      · 0 replies
    • ukuleleerika

      Hello! I am new to this Celiac website... Is there anyone out there with Celiac AND extensive food allergies? My allergies include shellfish, dairy, eggs, cantaloupe, kiwi, mango, nuts, oranges, red dye, and more I can't think of. I went to the allergist about a year ago to see why I wasn't feeling well, and once everything was eliminated, I still didn't feel well. We did more testing to find out I had celiac as well as allergies to cattle as well as rye grass (I live on a farm basically). This was back in January 2016. I recently had my endoscopy with the gastroenterologist a week ago. I have no idea what to do or what to eat... So fish and potatoes for me!
      · 2 replies
  • Who's Online (See full list)

  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      60,535
    • Most Online
      1,763

    Newest Member
    Sullyn
    Joined