What's in Asparagus that makes you pee?!

Question: What's in Asparagus that makes you pee?
Every time I eat asparagus I have to pee. Is there some type of vitamin in it that makes this occur?


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"Its mineral profile, combined with an active amino acid in asparagus, asparagine, gives asparagus a diuretic effect."
"Historically, asparagus has been used to treat problems involving swelling, such as arthritis and rheumatism, and may also be useful for PMS-related water retention."


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