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If you've ever noticed a strange, not-entirely-pleasant scent coming from your urine after you eat asparagus, you're definitely not alone.

In our July-August 2010 issue, we turned to WebMD's Nutrition Expert, Carolyn O' Neil, MS, RD, to learn just why asparagus makes our urine.

I eat asparagus on the regular and love every last piece. It does make my pee smell really powerful and weird. I started to use the urinal and some guy walked.

After eating asparagus, some people can detect a strange smell, while others claim not to notice a thing. What's going on?.

Find out what gives your pee that pungent smell after you eat asparagus.