Asparagus too

QDurham qdurham at
Thu Oct 23 13:21:27 EST 1997

>>"asparagus pee" is a genetic tendency-if you experience this
>>phenomenon, it's because you don't carry the gene necessary to break
>>down one of the components of asparagus. Maybe some of the confusion
>>over the definition of "coffee pee" has to do  with the fact that those
>>who are not genetically predisposed have no clue what is being
>>discussed.  I too, look forward to the emergence  of an expert....
>I didn't know about the genetic aspect.  I have experienced the asparagus,
>but not coffee, effect. 
>Dave Starrett

A good friend, after being forced-fed asparagus as a child, suggests one often
 gets what one deserves.


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