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Surprising Things You Don't Have To Buy Organic

Health     First Posted: 03/22/11 09:40 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 07:40 PM ET

By now, we all know there's a benefit to buying some stuff organic. But these days you're faced with the option of getting everything organic -- from fruits and veggies to mattresses and clothing. You want to do right by your body, for sure, but going the all-natural route en masse can be pricey.
So we wondered: What's really essential for our health?

Last week we posted 12 Things You Should Definitely Buy Organic. And here are a few things you don't have to worry about.

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You're pretty safe with fruits and vegetables like avocados, which have a thick skin that you don't eat. Just remember to wash the peel before cutting into them to get rid of any residue.

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