Amazing Body Facts

Amazing Body Facts

Did You Know…

  • Your fingernails grow four times as fast as your toenails?
  • Babies are born with 300 bones – adults have 206
  • Eyelashes last about 150 days
  • The heart circulates your blood through your body about 1,000 times each day
  • You make about half a quart (500ml) of spit each day
  • The smallest bone in your body is in your ears
  • Your blood has the same amount of salt in it as the ocean does
  • A sneeze blows air out of your nose at 100 miles per hour
  • You are taller in the morning than you are at night
  • Humans are the only animals that cry when upset
  • Many more boys are color blind than girls are
  • Children have more taste buds than adults
  • Your lungs are the only organs in your body that float
  • Food spends up to 6 hours in the stomach being digested
  • Your eyeballs are actually part of your brain
  • Bones are 4 times stronger than concrete
  • The largest muscle in your body is the one you are sitting on!