Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Did You Know That…

-                     Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair

-                     Women blink twice as many times as men do

-                     The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you’ll have a bad dream

-                     We are about 1 cm. taller in the morning than in the evening. Layers of cartilage in the joints get compressed during the day

-                     Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do

-                     There are approximately 550 hairs in the eyebrow

-                     The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue

-                     15 millions blood cells are destroyed in the human body every second

-                     The life span of a taste bud is 10 days

-                     Each square inch (cm. 2,5) of human skin consists of 20 feet (m. 6) of blood vessels

-                     During a 24-hour period, the average human will breathe 23,040 times

-                     Most of dust particles in your house are made of dead skin

-                     Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced

-                     There are 45 miles (Km. 72) of nerves in the skin of a human being

-                     Healthy human thigh bones are stronger than concrete


GCNM (2008). BSHH 401. Nutritional Consultant. NC11. Anatomy & Physiology.  Mod. 1. Interesting Facts. (pp 6 – 40)

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