Interesting Fast Facts About Human Body Part-II

  • In one day, a human sheds 10 billion skin flakes. This amounts to approximately two kilograms in a year.
  • Every square inch of the human body has about 19,000,000 skin cells.
  • Approximately 25% of all scald burns to children are from hot tap water and is associated with more deaths than with any other liquid.
  • Forty-one percent of women apply body and hand moisturizer at least three times a day.
  • Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  • The world record for the number of body piercing on one individual is 702, which is held by Canadian Brent Moffat.
  • The small intestine in the human body is about 2 inches around, and 22 feet long.
  • The human body makes anywhere from 1 to 3 pints of saliva every 24 hours.
  • The human body has approximately 37,000 miles of capillaries.
  • The aorta, which is largest artery located in the body, is about the diameter of a garden hose.
  • The adult human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily.
  • It is very common for babies in New Zealand to sleep on sheepskins. This is to help them gain weight faster, and retain their body heat.
  • An average women has 17 square feet of skin. When a women is in her ninth month of pregnancy she has 18.5 square feet of skin.
  • The width of your armspan stretched out is the length of your whole body.
  • 41% of women apply body or hand moisturizer a minimum three times a day.
  • A human’s small intestine is 6 meters long.
  • There are as many hairs per square inch on your body as a chimpanzee. You don’t see all of them because most are too fine and light to be noticed.
  • Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  • Dead cells in the body ultimately go to the kidneys for excretion.
  • By walking an extra 20 minutes every day, an average person will burn off seven pounds of body fat in an year.
  • The human body is 75% water.
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Interesting Fast Facts About Human Body Part-II
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