LinkHunger Presents you the some awesome and interesting facts about our human body.

Interesting Facts About the Human Body

 Here is the list:


  1. We are about 70% water.
  2. Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.
  3. Women have better sense of smell than men.
  4. Men lose 40 hairs in a day and women lose 70 hairs in a day.
  5. A person can expect to breathe in about 20.4 kg of dust over his/her lifetime.
  6. Our stomach acid is even strong enough to dissolve razor blades.
  7. Our brain uses up about 20% of all your body’s oxygen and calories.
  8. Food takes 7 seconds to reach stomach from mouth.
  9. Our heart beats around 100000 times a day, 36500000 times a year and over a billion times if you live beyond 30.
  10. Red blood cells carry oxygen around the body. They are created inside the bone marrow of your bones.
  11. Most adults have 32 teeth.
  12. The smallest bone found in the human body is located in the middle ear. It’s about only 2.8 millimetres long.
  13. Your nose and ears continue growing throughout your entire life.
  14. Infants blink only once or twice a minute while adults average around 10.
  15. Our sense of smell is around 10000 times more sensitive than our sense of taste.
  16. Adult lungs have a surface area of around 70 square meters.
  17. 10% of human dry weight comes from bacteria.
  18. 80% of the brain is water.
  19. A human ear contains about 24,000 fibers in it.
  20. Our nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
  21. Our teeth start growing 6 months before you are born.
  22. We make around 1 to 1.6 liters of saliva a day.
  23. The average red blood cell lives for 120 days.
  24. Our blood is on a 60,000-mile journey per day.
  25. We give birth to over 200 billion red cells every day.
  26. When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph
  27. We exercise at least 36 muscles when we smile.
  28. The life span of a taste bud is ten days.
  29. Our foot contains 25% of all the bones within our body.
  30. Our left lung is smaller than our right lung to make room for our heart.
  31. We use 200 muscles to take one step.
  32. Your body has about 5.6 liters of blood. This 5.6 liters of blood circulates through the body three times every minute.
  33. Our bones are composed of 31% water.
  34. Women blink twice as many times as men do.
  35. The average human head weighs about 4.5 kg.
  36. Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.
  37. Our eyes never grow, and our nose and ears never stop growing.
  38. During your lifetime, you’ll eat about 27215.5 kg of food, that’s the weight of about 6 elephants.
  39. The human body has 230 movable and semi- movable joints.
  40. Our Brain has over 100 billion nerve cells.
  41. There are around 100 receptors in each of our fingertips.
  42. There are around 1,200,000 optic fibers in the human eye.
  43. There are approximately 96,000 km of blood vessels in the human body.
  44. The most common blood type in the world is Type O Group.
  45. The maximum length of hair can be 70 to 90 cm.
  46. The lifespan of a human hair is 3 to 7 years on average.
  47. The human body has 4 million pain sensitive structures.
  48. The brain is much more active at night than during the day.
  49. The brain itself cannot feel pain.
  50. Children grow faster in spring time.
  51. Blood Pressure increases when a person becomes older.
  52. Child has more bones than elders.
  53. Our Lungs can hold 3 litres of air.
  54. Vitamin K helps the blood to clot.
  55. There are 206 bones in the human body.
  56. There are 639 muscles in the human body.
  57. Our bladder is capable of holding 0.5 litres of urine.
  58. Brain takes 3 mins to die, after the blood circulation stops.
  59. Universal Blood Donors are O Group.
  60. Universal Blood Acceptors/Receivers are AB Group.

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