40 Interesting Facts That You Should Know About Your Body

A human body is the most magical thing on this planet. Here’s a list of some of the most fascinating facts about the human body that you’ve probably never even heard of.

40 Interesting Facts That You Should Know About Your Body

Fact 1

There is a single part of our human body that doesn’t have any blood supply. This part is the cornea which is present in the eye. It directly takes atmospheric oxygen.

Fact 2

The nerve impulses which are sent from the brain move at a very high speed. Its speed is 274 km/h on an average.

Fact 3

Our heart pumps about 182 million liters of blood in an average lifetime.

Fact 4:

The heart of women beats faster as compared to the heart of a man.

Fact 5

The people who write with their right hand are more likely to live at least nine years more than the people who write with their left hand.

Fact 6

Out of millions of people, only 7% are left handed.

Fact 7

A person says around 5000 words in a day.

Fact 8

A neo nettle has an ability to swallow and breathe both at the same time till seven months.

Fact 9

The human skull has around 29 different bones.

Fact 10

Almost 5,000 cells in our body die and get replaced by new cells every minute.

Fact 11

When a person blushes, his stomach also turns into red color.

Fact 12

720 enzymes are in the active state in a human body.

Fact 13

Apart from teeth, all the human body parts have self-healing property.

Fact 14

Even 1% of bacteria can make your body sick.

Fact 15

Until death, a person can recall, about 120 trillion data.

Fact 16

The umbilicus is the scientific name of the belly button.

Fact 17

The human body needs less than seven minutes to fall asleep.

Fact 18

You won’t even know and you will eat eight small spiders accidentally in a lifetime.

Fact 19

In case of identical twins, if one twin doesn’t have a certain tooth, it will be absent in the other one too.

Fact 20

A neo nettle’s body has more bones as compared to an adult’s.

Fact 21

Human lungs have a surface area almost equal to the area of a tennis court.

Fact 22

Women’s eyes blink two times less than that of a man.

Fact 23

A person remembers only 10% of their dreams.

Fact 24

Sperm cells are the smallest cells in a man’s body.

Fact 25

The smell of bananas is helpful in losing weight.

Fact 26

Our brain possesses more than four terabytes of memory capacity.

Fact 27

The rate of human respiration gets one ⅓ time higher in spring as compared to that in autumn.

Fact 28

Human brain generates higher electrical impulses daily. These impulses are generated more than the telephones in the whole world.

Fact 29

The only living thing that sleeps on their backs is human beings.

Fact 30

The human body has almost 2 kg of bacteria.

Fact 31

There are only a few people who can move their ears out of which, ⅓ can only move a single ear.

Fact 32

Blonde’s facial hair grows faster than that of a dark-skinned person.

Fact 33

A four-year-old kid asks almost 480 questions in one day.

Fact 34

In a human body, 99% calcium is present in the human teeth.

Fact 35

After the tips of a human finger, lips are the most sensitive part of the body.

Fact 36

Our skin gets replaced almost 1,500 times in a lifetime.

Fact 37

During a kiss, heartbeats almost 100 times in a minute or even more.

Fact 38

If hair were allowed to grow for a lifetime, the length would become 800 kilometers.

Fact 39

When the body loses 1% water, we become thirsty. The loss of 10% water can even cause death.

Fact 40

We lose 150 calories when we hit our head accidentally against the wall.

How many of these fascinating facts did you know about?

Shivani Patni

A wild hearted women, with a free mind and childish soul. Hello, I'm an MBA aspirant who loves writing, singing & sketching the most. I prefer food and shoes over guys. Since light travels faster than sound, I appear bright until you hear me speak.

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