15 Amazing and Incredible Facts About Your Body
The human body is defined as the entire structure of a human being and comprises a head, neck, trunk (which includes the thorax and abdomen), arms and hands, legs and feet. Every part of the body is composed of various types of cells, the fundamental unit of life
These are a lot to know about the incredible human body facts. Were you aware ?
1. You are taller in the morning than in the evening.
That happens because of our body experience works differently, both in the morning and evening.The daily activities of life like standing, walking and sitting compress our cartilages by 1 cm.
During the day when we are often engaged in performing our routine activities, the cartilage in our knees and other parts begin to compress gradually. On the contrary, when we go to sleep, our body is at total rest and without any major movements, so our cartilage again comes back to its original form. This is one of the reasons why we are taller in the morning. However, only by 1 cm
2. When your Stomach digest food, it doesn't digest it self
As a part of the digestive process, your stomach secretes hydrochloric acid (HA). HA is a powerful corrosive compound also used to treat various metals. The HA your stomach secretes is also powerful, but mucous lining the stomach wall keeps it within the digestive system. As a result it breaks down the food you consume, but not your own stomach.
3. Your bone are 4x stronger then concrete.
The thigh bone of a human is so strong, it’s actually stronger than concrete. It makes sense as well, given that it’s the thigh bones which are pretty much supporting our whole body? Compared to concrete, human bone is four times greater in support strength.
4. It takes your body thirty(30) minutes to produce enough heat to boil water.
Your body is the epitome of a study on the laws of thermodynamics. You produce heat from all that is going on - exercise, metabolizing food, maintaining homeostasis – and as you sweat, exhale, excrete, and urinate.
5.The strongest muscles in the body is the Jaw
Now let's take a look at those muscles that might have a valid claim to the title of strongest muscle. If you define strength to mean the ability to exert the most pressure, then the strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter muscle. Of course, you probably call the masseter your jaw muscle.
6. Your skin is an organ.
Just like the liver, heart, and kidneys, your outer covering is an organ. The skin is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about 20 square feet. The skin protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature, and permits the sensations of touch, heat, and cold.
7.If the human eye were a camera, it would have 576 megapixels
8.Your body has enough Iron in it to make a three(3) inch nail
9.Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people.
10.Your heartbeat changes and mimics to the music your playing too.
11.A sneeze can exceed the speed of 100 mph.
12.According to German researchers, the risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.
13.According to the Kinsey Institute, the biggest erect penis on record measures 13 inches.
14.Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
15.Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but nose and ears never stop growing.