- Liver is the heaviest organ in our body, weighing about 1.6 kg.
- Each day our heart beats normally over 1,00,000 times.
- The normal temperature of our body is 37°C or 98° F
- There are 206 bones in our skeleton. A newborn baby has 300 bones, out of which 94 bones join together as he or she grows.
- Most people have 12 pairs of ribs. But one out of every 20 people has at least one extra pair.
- An average man has about 5.5 litres of blood.
- Each side of the brain controls the opposite side of the body.
- The hair on our head usually lives for 2-6 year before dropping out.
- The fastest muscles in our body are those that blink the eyelids. We can blink as fast as 200 times per minutes.
- Our eyelids have the thinnest skin on our body (only 1 mm thick) while our soles have the thickest skin (about 3 mm thick)
- It takes about 17 muscles to smile, but about 43 to frown.
- The size and shape of a person’s nose can affect his or her voice.
- The coronary heart disease is the most common cause of sudden death.
- One brain cell may be connected to as many as 25,000 other brain cells.
- A meal takes as long as 15 hours to pass through our whole digestive system.
- Through blinking, we spend about half an hour of our walking day with our eyes closed
- The thigh bone, called femur, is the longest and the largest bone in our body. The smallest bone is the stirrup bone in the middle ear.
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