15 Unbelievable Facts about the Human Body

The human body withholds several secrets which you do not know about. There are certain facts about our bodies which simply leave us in awe. For instance, the brain is 80% water and only 20% other materials. Similarly, few people know about how babies are mostly born with blue eyes and then they eventually change the colours. Scroll down to know more about these unbelievable facts about the human body.

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  • 1

    Brain and Water

    We all know how 75% of our body is water, but did you know that 80% of the brain is made up of water as well?

  • 2

    Babies and their Sight

    When babies are born, they don’t see any colours. In fact, they see everything in black and white.

  • 3

    Eating and Hearing

    When you have eaten a lot and your stomach is full, your hearing is comparatively less sharp.

  • 4

    Teeth Growth

    Your teeth start to grow inside your mother’s womb; 6 months before you are born.

  • 5

    Cornea without Blood

    Cornea in your eyes is the only part where there is no blood supply. It’s because the cornea gets the oxygen directly from the air.

  • 6

    You Grow an Inch Everyday

    When you wake up in the morning you are an inch taller as compared to when you sleep at night. It’s because the cartilage between your bones is pressed throughout the day.

  • 7

    Human Hair Difficult to Destroy

    It’s true that human hair is flammable but apart from that it is extremely difficult to destroy.

  • 8

    Shedding of Skin

    An average human sheds almost 40 pounds of skin throughout his/her lifetime.

  • 9

    Women and Blinking

    Women tend to blink twice as compared to men.

  • 10

    Length of Blood Vessels

    If you could lay down all your blood vessels and stretch them as much as you want, then it could go around the world two and a half times; 60,000 miles.

  • 11

    Survival of the Body

    The human body may seem fragile but it can survive without a stomach, the spleen, 75% of liver, 80% intestines, kidney, lung, and all other organs from the pelvic and groin area.

  • 12

    Babies and their Eyes

    When babies are born they mostly have blue eyes. However, exposure to the sun eventually brings out their true colours.

  • 13

    Brain’s Usage

    The brain takes up 20% of the total oxygen and calories in your body.

  • 14

    Men and Hiccups

    Average men tend to get hiccups twice as compared to women.

  • 15

    Lifespan of Human Hair

    An average human hair has a lifespan of three to seven years.

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