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Why Do Onions Make You Cry? How Chemicals Work in Food [Infographic]

April 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We eat. It’s as much a part of being human as breathing. But unlike breathing, food is much more fun, and complicated. Right? We have so many flavors and colors and textures of foods to choose from. But with that come all kinds of weird effects as a result of the chemical compounds in food: Why do onions make you cry? Why does asparagus makes your pee stink? If you have ever wondered about these weird effects of food, you're not alone



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