Human Body: The Facts
Did you know?
It takes your food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.
The blood is 78 per cent water.
The body contains about 4oz of salt.
Everyone is born colour-blind.
Just to say one word, you would use 70 muscles.
Men get hiccups more often that women do.
The left hand does 56 per cent of the typing.
One human hair can support 6.6 pounds.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
A woman’s heart beats faster than a man’s.
There are about one trillion bacteria on each of your feet.
Women blink twice as often as men.
The average man’s penis is two times the length of his thumb.
The average person’s skin weighs twice as much as the brain.
Your body uses 300 muscles to balance itself when you are standing still.
If saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot taste it.
Women will be finished reading this by now.
Men are still busy checking their thumbs.