Heather Moore is a freelance writer and a Research Specialist for the PETA Foundation. She's been vegan for 17 years and believes that eating a plant-based diet is the best way to stay healthy, help animals, and save the environment.
Julie M. Rodriguez is an arts, green living, and political writer based in San Mateo, CA. Her work has appeared in xoJane, Care2 Causes, Greener Ideal, and Inhabitat. Follow her on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/julierwrites">@julierwrites</a>. less