20 facts about our body!

1. If stomachs did not have a lining of mucus, your stomach would digest itself.

2. There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.

3. It takes about 60 seconds for a human blood cell to make a complete circuit of the body.

4. The average person will shed 40 pounds of skin in his/her lifetime.

5. 1/15th of a pint of blood is pumped with every heartbeat.

6. Humans share 98.4% of our DNA with chimps. In comparison, we share 70% of our DNA with a slug.

7. The lightest baby to survive weighed a mere 283 grams.

8. On average, women say 7,000 words per day while men manage just over 2,000 words.

9. The human brain uses 20% of the body’s energy but is only 2% of the body’s weight.

10. On average, humans lose 40-100 strands of hair per day.

11. A sneeze can exceed the speed of 100mph.

12. A cough can reach the speed of 60mph.

13. The average person will drink about 16,000 gallons of water in his/her lifetime.

14. It takes 17 muscles to smile while taking 43 muscles to frown.

15. The human brain is composed of 75% water.

16. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

17. More germs are transferred while shaking hands compared to kissing.

18. There are approximately 550 hairs in a person’s eyebrow.

19. The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue.

20. A person produces 10,000 gallons of saliva in an average lifetime.

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