- Approximately 75% of human body is made of water.
- Your eyes are always the same size from birth but your nose and ears never stop growing.
- It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.
- The average human dream lasts 2-3 seconds.
- Your brain is more active during the night than the day.
- One human hair can support 3kg.
- Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
- The tooth is the only part of the human body that can't repair itself.
- An average human loses about 200 hairs per day from the head.
- It is impossible to lick your elbow.
- Your body requires 1000-1500 calories per day just to simply survive (breathing, sleeping, eating).
- Every day an adult body produces 300 billion new cells.
- Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream.
- The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest it the male sperm.
- You use 200 muscles to take one step.
- A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball.
- Your brain operates on the same amount of power that would light a 10-watt light bulb.
- There are 5 million hair follicles on an average adult..
- The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razorblades.
- The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Brittanica.
- The white part of your fingernail is called the Lunula.
- There is enough iron in a human being to make one small nail.
- The talus is the second largest bone in the foot.
- The attachment of human muscles to skin is what causes dimples.
- Your thumb is the same length of your nose.
- A woman's heart beats faster than a man's.
- Dogs and Humans are the only animals with prostates.
- It only takes 7lbs of of pressure to rip off your ears.
Thursday, 9 July 2009
Some Interesting Facts About Human Body
I love writing and i have put in hours together to create this blog and write about various home remedies. I worked in the medical industry for 12 years. I right now work as a volunteer for an NGO with a vision to empower the underprivileged children in government schools. I also work among the youth and counsel them on various issues.
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All information on grannyhomeremdies.blogspot.com is not a substitute for professional medical advice. For specific medical advice and treatment, please consult your doctor. We will not be liable for any complications, or other medical accidents arising from the use of any information on this web site. After reading these remedies the responsibility lies on the readers, whether they further use these remedies or not. I have collected these remedies from different sources such as books (translated from tamil to english) and some of the remedies are given by my mother-in-law. Rekha Srinivasan