30 Interesting facts you didn’t know about your body
Just when you think you know everything there is to know about the human body, you learn something new. Take, for example at this 30 interesting facts
#1. Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
#2. The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors
#3. Ears and Nose never stop growing.
#4. We all have tiny mites living in our eyelashes.
#5. Similar to fingerprints, everyone also has a Unique Tongue Print.
#6. Having excessive body hair is linked to higher intellect.
#7. Most of the dust underneath your bed is actually your own dead skin.
#8. An adult human being is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms.
#9. Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour
#10. A human baby has over 60 more bones than an adult.
#11. There are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in an adult human body.
#12. An average person produces about 25,000 quarts of saliva in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools.
#13. The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter (jaw muscle)
#14. Sweat itself is odorless. It’s the bacteria on the skin that mingles with it and produces body odor.
#15. When awake, the human brain produces enough electricity to power a small lightbulb.
#16. Human Bones are ounce for ounce, stronger than steel.
#17. People with blue eyes have a higher alcohol tolerance.
#18. If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels.
#19. The human body produces about a litre of mucus per day.
#20. There are more than 100 types of cancers; any part of the body can be affected.
#21. Your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to.
#22. Your brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body.
#23. Your bones are composed of 31% water.
#24. There’s more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
#25. Every day, your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck for 32 km.
#26. Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you.
#27. Sleeping less than 7 hours each night reduces your life expectancy
#28. Your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse.
#29. Your brain keeps developing until your late 40s
#30. When you take one step, you are using up to 200 muscles.