Human body: did you knows

  1. DNA stands for Deoxyribonucleicacid
  2. The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime
  3. Laughing lowers levels of stress and strengthens your immune system
  4. Once a women reachs the age of 30 they lose 1% of their bone mass every year thereafter (by the time a women is 50 she will have lost 20%)
  5. The surface area of your lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court
  6. You have over 600 muscles
  7. After you’ve eaten it takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest
  8. The human eye blinks over 4,200,000 times a year
  9. A person produces enough saliva to fill 2 average size swimming pools during their lifetime
  10. The average person sheds .7kg (1.5 pounds) of skin each year
  11. The human body creates 2,500,000 new red blood cells every second
  12. A soap bubble is 10,000 times thinner than the average human hair
  13. An astronaut can be up to 2 inches taller returning from space (the cartilage disks in the spine expand in the absence of gravity)
  14. There are over 97,000 km (60,000 miles) of blood vessels in the average person

Categories: Origin Of Things

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