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The Smelly Truth About Asparagus

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Asparagus doesn’t only make your urine smell–it also creates more of it. Asparagus has a unique amino acid called asparagine. According to ResearchGate, asparagine is a diuretic that can clean out the kidneys. Because it’s a vegetable, asparagus both supplies water and removes water.

On the flip-side, dietitian and nutritionist Monica Reinagel argues that it’s hard to become dehydrated from asparagus alone. Vegetables are naturally high in water, so you can’t go wrong with eating some fresh produce. But asparagus might not be peoples’ first choice.

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