Have you eaten asparagus and noticed that it can alter how your urine smells? Why do certain foods change our urine and does it make a difference to our health? Observations of how what we eat can affect our pee can be traced back through history, from the ancient Greeks including Antiphon and Theophrastes to an early edition of the medical journal The Lancet in
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Your daily diet makes a big difference in the way you feel, but it also plays a part when it comes to your body odor. Without a doubt, certain foods impact the pungency of your urine more than others. Hello, asparagus.
The other night, I got up to pee six or seven times on a five-hour flight, stumbling over the person in the aisle seat. The next day, I excused myself three times during lunch with a colleague. Sound familiar?
Whatever you want to call it, the practice of drinking urine goes back millennia. Known today as urine therapy, urophagia, or urotherapy, the medicinal use of urine is still practiced in some parts of the world. Reports dating back to ancient Rome, Greece, and Egypt suggest that urine therapy has been used to treat everything from acne to cancer.
Your pee can can indicate anything from harmless dietary changes to a life-threatening illness. For most people, using the restroom is of little concern or consequence. Usually, it isn't until you notice that something looks, feels, or smells "off" that you start paying attention to your pee.
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Beets are a root vegetable with many health benefits. They are packed with vitamins and nutrients like vitamin C, fiber, and potassium. And eating beets can increase your energy level, boost your brain power, and improve your immune system. Beets can cause beeturia, which is when urine turns red or pink.
Certain people just need to pee more frequently than others. That means always being vaguely stressed about where the closest bathroom is, and spending a lot of time debating whether or not to have another sip of water before getting into bed. The average person pees six or seven times a daythough anywhere between four and ten is considered normal.