24 Fun Facts About the Human Body

Have you ever wondered what makes humans different from other living creatures? This article will reveal some interesting facts about the human body that you might never have heard about before.

1. Men lose about 40 hairs a day and women lose around 70.
2. Your blood has the same amount of salt in it as the ocean.
3. You are taller in the morning than you are at night.
4. Our heart circulates blood about 1000 times every day.
5. Eyelashes last about 150 days.
6. There are 500 hairs in an eyebrow.
7. The average human body contains approximately 100 billion nerve cells.
8. It is not possible to sneeze with open eyes.
9. Bones are 4 times stronger than concrete.
10. Average life span of a taste bud is only 10 days.
11. You are born without kneecaps, and they don’t appear until the age of 2 to 6 years.
12. Children grow faster in springtime
13. Eyes stay the same size throughout life but nose and ears never stop growing.
14. We are born with 300 bones but end up with 206 bones when we become adults.
15. The human skull is made up of 26 different bones.
16. Hair is made of the same substance as fingernails.
17. Our entire body functions stop when we sneeze, even our heartbeat.
18. Tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.
19. A typical person goes to the bathroom six times a day.
20. Food takes 7 seconds to reach the stomach from the mouth.
21. Children have more taste buds than adults.
22. Sneeze blows air out of the nose at the rate of 100 miles per hour.
23. The largest muscle in your body is the one on which you sit.
24. The smallest bone of the body is in the ears.

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