Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell Funny? | Live Science - Pee smells asparagus
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Contains a sulphurous compound called mercaptan (which is also found in rotten eggs, onions and garlic). When your digestive system breaks down mercaptan, by-products are released that cause the strange. If you've ever noticed a strange, not-entirely-pleasant scent coming from your urine after you eat asparagus, you're definitely not alone.