Why Does This Vegetable Make Your Pee Smell??


Eating asparagus has amazing benefits to your health and is one of the most expensive vegetables out there, some even say it may be an aphrodisiac. It contains a good range of vitamins inside each stalk but it's well known for it's unusual side effect when you go to the toilet. Did you know the reason why your pee smells after eating this is due to the fact it contains asparaguisic acid. When this acid is digested, it produces compounds including methanethiol, dimethyl sulphide, and dimethyl sulfone. These compound chemicals can be found in a skunk's spray which as you might know, isn't the most pleasant of smells.

So, don't let that bad smell put you off eating your asparagus as it's a vegetable which is very good for you.

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Job Role Nutritional and Fitness Advisor Qualifications Premier International Diploma in Personal Training, Nutrition and Sports Massage Therapy Scott has always been active growing up being involved in different sport teams and individual sports such as boxing and Jiu Jitsu. It wasn't until Scott dislocated his left knee during a Jiu Jitsu Competition when he developed a new passion which was going to the gym. Scott studied an International Diploma in Personal Training, Nutrition and Sports Massage Therapy which he has used for over 8 years in the Fitness Industry. Scott has been successful in his field in the UK and in other countries of the world. He has helped many people achieve their goals in Fat Loss, Weight gain, Hypertrophy and other areas of Health and Fitness. Scott is very passionate and is a big motivator who is going to provide you with expert advice and looks forward to helping you with your goals. There is more to see of Scott as he will be competing in Fitness Modelling competitions this year and next so keep a look out for him.
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