The most interesting facts about the human body

The human body is a complex system with multiple things that we don’t know. So be it your newfound height in the morning or how many times your heart beats per day, here are the 40 most interesting facts about the human body that you probably don’t know.

The most interesting facts about the human body

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Fun Facts About the Human Body

Babies are born with around 300 bones.

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More than half of your bones exist in the hands, wrists, feet, and ankles.

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Every second, The Human body produces 25 million new cells.

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The largest bone in the human body is the femur, also known as the thigh bone.

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The smallest bone is the stirrup bone, located inside your eardrum.

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There are anywhere between 60,000-100,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.

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Teeth are considered part of the Human skeletal system but not counted as bones.

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Your brain uses 20% of your oxygen and blood supply, Despite  2% of your body mass.

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Up to 60% of the human adult body is water.

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Your bones are stronger than steel. A block of bone, the size of a matchbox, can support up to 18,000 pounds of weight.

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Males have 50% more muscle mass than females.

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Human body neurons communicate with others by sending electrical signals.

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Your heart beats about 100,000 times in one day and about 35 million times in a year.

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Enzymes are proteins responsible for speeding up chemical reactions in the body.

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Blood carries oxygen and nutrients around the body.

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White blood cells fight infection and disease.

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Bone marrow produces red and white blood cells and platelets.

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Hemoglobin is the protein in red blood cells that holds oxygen.

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Muscles create heat as they work, which helps to maintain the body’s temperature.

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The lungs are organs that allow us to breathe.

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The brain has about 100 billion neurons.

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Each neuron can connect with up to 10,000 other neurons.

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The retina is the layer at the back of the eye that detects light.

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The lens of the eye focuses light onto the retina.

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The hard outer layer of bone is called compact bone.

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There are 206 bones in the adult human skeleton.

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Insulin helps to regulate blood sugar levels.

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The pancreas produces enzymes that help to digest food.

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The small intestine absorbs nutrients from food into the bloodstream.

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Digestive juices in the stomach break down food into smaller molecules.

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Your eyes blink around 20 times a minute. That’s over ten million times a year!

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Earwax is dead skin cells and hair combined with the discharge from two different glands.

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The tongue is covered in almost 8,000 taste buds, each having 100 cells allowing you to taste your food!

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The average nose produces about a cupful of nasal mucus every day!

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You are about 1 centimeter taller in the morning when you first get up than when you go to bed. Because during the day, the soft cartilage between your bones gets squashed and compressed.

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The Heart is the only muscle in the human body that never tires.

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Your entire skin will regenerate itself approximately every 27 days, which means you have more than 1,000 different skins in your life!

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Humans have 2 to 4 million eccrine sweat glands and are found on glabrous (palms, soles) and non-glabrous (hairy) skin.

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Every minute you shed over 30,000 dead skin cells.

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At the age of 70, Your heart already beat around 2.5 billion times!

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Every day the average person loses 60-100 strands of hair. So unless you’re already bald, the chances are that you’re shedding pretty heavily daily. But, of course, your hair loss will vary by season, pregnancy, illness, diet, and age.

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