Interesting facts about the human body
The human body is very complex and sinuous system and it still confuse researchers regularly despite thousands of years of medical knowledge. As a result, it shouldn’t be a surprise that even human body parts we deal with everyday have unbelievable facts and explanations behind them. Each part of our bodies are a miracle; it’s amazing they work the way they do. We hang out with our own bodies all the time – so we tend to take them for granted. But if you stop and think about everything your body does, you just might consider how great it is.
Here are interesting facts about the human body:
The brain is more active at night than during the day. Scientists don’t know yet why this is.
The nail on the middle finger grows faster than the other fingernails.
Fingernails grow nearly four times faster than toe nails.
Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.
A man has approximately 6.8 liters of blood in the body while women have approximately 5 liters.
During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
After eating too much, your hearing is less sharp.
If your saliva cannot dissolve or mix with food, you will not be able to taste that food.
As well as having unique fingerprints, humans also have unique tongue prints.
In this world, Everybody has a unique smell.
Your eyes remain the same size after birth but your nose and ears never stop growing.
Three hundred million cells die in the human body every minute and everyday and adult produces 300 billion new cells.
The colder the room you sleep, the higher the chances are that you would get a nightmare.
Humans are the only species that produce emotional tears.
All babies are color blind at birth, they see only black and white.
The only part of your body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It gets its oxygen directly from air.
A normal human being can survive 20 days without eating but can survive only 2 days without drinking.
Everybody has one strong eye and one weak eye.
The higher your IQ, the more you dream.
Babies are always born with blue eyes. The melanin in their eyes needs time to be fully deposited or to be darkened by ultraviolet light to reveal the baby’s true eye color.
Infants blink only once or twice a minute while adults average around 10.