Saturday, October 30, 2010

body Facts

Amazing body Facts

  1. You make about half a quart (500 ml) of spit each day.
  2. The smallest bone in your body is in your ears.
  3. Your blood has the same amount of salt in it as the ocean does.
  4. A sneeze blows air out of your nose at 100 miles per hour.
  5. You are taller in the morning than you are at night.
  6. Humans are the only animals that cry when upset
  7. Your eyeballs are actually part of your brain.
  8. Bones are 4 times stronger than concrete.
  9. The largest muscle in your body is the one you are sitting on!
  10. In one day, a human sheds 10 billion skin flakes. This amounts to approximately two kilograms in a year.
  11. People whose mouth has a narrow roof are more likely to snore. This is because they have less oxygen going through their nose.
  12. While sleeping, one man in eight snores, and one in ten grinds his teeth.
  13. Your fingernails grow four times as fast as your toenails.
  14. Babies are born with 300 bones adults have 206.
  15. Eyelashes last about 150 days.
  16. The heart circulates your blood through your body about 1,000 times each day
  17. Many more boys are color blind than girls are.
  18. Children have more taste buds than adults.
  19. Your lungs are the only organs in your body that float.
  20. Food spends up to 6 hours in the stomach being digested.
  21. Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  22. The world record for the number of body piercing on one individual is 702, which is held by Canadian Brent Moffat.
  23. The small intestine in the human body is about 2 inches around, and 22 feet long.
  24. The human body makes anywhere from 1 to 3 pints of saliva every 24 hours.
  25. The human body has approximately 37,000 miles of capillaries.
  26. The aorta, which is largest artery located in the body, is about the diameter of a garden hose
  27. An average woman has 17 square feet of skin. When a woman is in her ninth month of pregnancy she has 18.5 square feet of skin.
  28. The width of your arm span stretched out is the length of your whole body.
  29. 41% of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day.
  30. A human's small intestine is 6 meters long.
  31. There are as many hairs per square inch on your body as a chimpanzee. You don't see all of them because most are too fine and light to be noticed.
  32. Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  33. You create a new skin every month and a new skeleton every 3 months!
  34. Ears and nose don't stop keep growing during the whole life!
  35. The liver is the body's chemical factory. It has over 500 functions!
  36. You lose 600.000 particles of skin every hour that make up 1.5 pounds a year!
  37. You spend one third of your lifetime sleeping. 20 Years in an average lifetime!
  38. In a lifetime, an average man will shave 20,000 times.
  39. Hair will fall out faster on a person that is on a crash diet

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