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25 MORE FACTS ABOUT THE HUMAN BODY

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The human body is a form of an organism composed of living cells that work differently to perform common functions throughout the body. Watch the video or read the text to know more about the human body.

The human body contains a cupful or around 250 grams of salt in it which is why your sweat and tears taste a bit salty.

All human beings share 99% of their DNA with each other. But you also share 98% of it with a chimpanzee. And up to 50% of it with a cabbage.

Bones are 50 times lighter than steel but just as strong.

You can make seven bars of soap or 75 candles out of the fat found in the average human body.

Newborn babies see everything upside down. As their little eyes haven’t learned to flip the images up the right way yet.

According to research, the three things the women dream about most in the first trimester of pregnancy are frogs, potted plants and worms.

Babies are born without kneecaps. They don’t appear until the age of two.

Each day humans lose half a liter of water just through breathing.

The human body is made up of 0.2 milligrams of gold.

The DNA helix is only 80 billions of an inch wide. But if you built the molecules end to end, it would reach from the earth to the Sun and back again 300 times.

The body contains 200 pain receptors per square centimeter of your skin. But it also contains 15 receptors for pressure, 6 for chilliness and 1 for warmth.

Little babies don’t actually release tears from their eyes until they’re at least one month old.

When you were born into the world you had over 300 bones in your body. But when you grow into an adult, you only have 206 bones as they all fuse together.

Have you ever wondered what this noise is? It’s not the sound of the bones breaking in half but it’s actually the sound of the bubbles popping in the fluid of the joints.

Bones only account for 14% of our total weight.

Do you want to know the Romans top tip for having clean and sparkling teeth? It’s using your urine as toothpaste.

Humans are mostly made up of fungi and bacteria, accounting for 90% of the cells that make up a human.

You can be a shining bright diamond. All you need is sixty thousand times the pressure of the Earth’s atmosphere to become one.

Have you ever thought that your muscles look like a little mouse? The word muscle comes from ancient Rome. The Romans thought that the bicep muscle looks like a little mouse for which the Latin word is musculus.

The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter located in the jaw which helps you bite. It can cause your teeth to exert 200 pounds.

The human body is about 18% carbon which if you ever to really quickly write something down you can make 9000 lead pencils.

The average human being is made up of around 7 octillion atoms.

Sixty-seven different species of bacteria call the average belly button their crib.

Some of the atoms that make up your body are the same atoms that were part of the Big Bang.

New cells regenerate at 25 million new cells per second.

These facts about the human body will help you and understand the importance of the functions of the human body. Also, click here for more additional info regarding the facts of the human body.

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