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How Does It Grow | Quick Bite: Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

Quick Bite: Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

So you've eaten a helping of asparagus, and soon afterwards, you're struck by a particularly odiferous bathroom visit. Asparagus pee — that smelly urine that strikes after eating asparagus — what's up with that? Well, you'd be surprised how much scientific research has tried to get to the bottom of this. Here's what they’ve discovered.

Premiere Date: June 9, 2015 | Runtime: 00:01:53

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