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Are you able to smell asparagus metabolites in urine? [from General Topics]

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Are you able to smell asparagus metabolites in urine? [from General Topics]

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racer x | | Feb 14, 2011 11:57 AM

I had assumed that nearly everyone was able to detect the odor of asparagus in the urine of someone who had just eaten asparagus, but I've now discovered that some people lack the ability to do so.

Are you someone who can smell the odor or someone who can't?

How about your first-degree relatives (parents, siblings, children -- not spouses)? Are they the same as you (also have -- or lack -- the ability to detect the odor)?

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