A little respect our body asks for. We are carried, grow, fight disease, filtrate air, pump blood to muscles, and most important to many give us joy.Awesome Body

You probably have learned more muscles are used to frown than to smile but there are so many more fascinating facts about the human body.

Consider these findings from a careful study of our bodies:

  • Women’s hearts beat faster than men and also our eyes blink twice as much.

  • Human bone is 5 times stronger than steel – so when you break a bone it hurts like hell!

  • Approximately how many new cells are produced by the human body each second? A recent calculation concluded that 3.8 million new cells are produced each minute; of those, 86% are blood cells.

  • If you’re a man, the smallest cells in your body are sperm cells.

  • Eyes do not grow over a lifetime but nose and ears never stop growing.

  • It is impossible to sneeze and keep your eyes open.

  • Ever notice things taste different as we age? Well by age 60 it is estimated we lose half our taste buds!

  • In the mouth, there are more bacteria than there are people on earth.

  • Jaw muscle (masseter) is strongest while buttocks- gluteus maximus is largest.

  • Fingerprints and tongues have unique prints and patterns for each of us.

  • The estimated resolution of the human eye is 576 megapixels if you assuming 20/20 vision.

  • The average lifespan of a human scalp hair is 2-7 years.

  • Only one out of every two billion people will live to be 116 years old.

Please give your body its due respect!