Is Your Pee The Right Color? [Infographic]

A helpful guide to urine appearance

Several times a day, human bodies release a stream of data about internal health. Unfortunately, the data comes analog, and so isn’t immediately accessible as useful information. Now an infographic from the Cleveland Clinic offers a helpful breakdown of urine colors, from healthy “pale straw” to icky “brown ale.” This guide is good for a fast check, but as the Cleveland Clinic recommends, if you think your pee looks weird, it’s probably best to go find an actual doctor.

The Color Of Pee

Kelsey D. Atherton

Kelsey D. Athertonis a defense technology journalist based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His work on drones, lethal AI, and nuclear weapons has appeared in Slate, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, and elsewhere.