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Why does urine stink after eating asparagus?

The only downside to asparagus:After eating, your urine may have a strange odor. How come? And does everyone smell that?

Smelly urine after asparagus

After you eat asparagus, your urine may have a sulfurous odor. This is because your body converts certain substances from asparagus into volatile sulfur-containing compounds. It doesn't affect everyone, but if your urine smells strange after eating asparagus, it's nothing to worry about. Research shows that 60% of people don't smell anything strange at all. It has to do with a particular chromosome. People who have a small mutation in this area smell their urine less after eating asparagus.

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