Urine can offer telltale signs of what’s happening inside the body it’s departing. Depending on the color, urine can offer signs of everything from dehydration to infections to even certain cancers.


Before talking about why pee color matters and what you can do about it, it’s important to know a little bit about the urination process and what organs are involved.

Blood is filtered through your kidneys, where waste, minerals, salts, sugars, and other chemical byproducts are removed. Some sugars are reabsorbed into the blood that remains in the kidneys. Everything else is given the ol’ heave-ho in the form of urine,