Sevenoaks - Interesting facts about the Human body


The Human body

The focusing muscles of the eyes move around 100,000 times a day. To give your leg muscles the same workout, you would need to walk 80km (50 miles) every day.

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When you sleep, you grow by about 8mm (0.3in). The next day you shrink back to your former height. The reason is that your cartilage discs are squeezed like sponges by the force of gravity when you stand or sit.

added by Abigail

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair

added by Erica

Human blood travels 60,000 miles (96,540 km) per day on its journey through the body

added by Danny

Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced

added by Martha

Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete

added by Doug

The human body is comprised of 80% water

added by Smokey

Women blink nearly twice as much as men

added by Elizabeth

Your body uses 300 muscles to balance itself when you are standing still

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