Why Asparagus Makes Your Pee Smell

by Christopher Paul on May 4, 2011

I hate to admit this but I always wanted to know why eating asparagus makes my pee smell. It turns out, I don’t have the genes needed for the body to break down the sulfur compound called mercaptan found in the vegetable.

The more you know…

Why does asparagus make your urine smell? – TODAY via The Awl

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