Human Body Facts: Numbers

  • An adult skeleton has 206 bones
  • There are more than 600 individual skeletal muscles in he human body
  • Muscles account to on an average 40 % of the body weight
  • The average human head has about 100,000 hairs.
  • In the average adult, the skin covers 12-20 square feet and accounts for 12% of body weight.
  • 80% of the brain is water.
  • Brain operates on 10 watts of power.
  • Human nose remembers 50,000 scents.
  • Throughout your life, the amount of saliva you have could fill two swimming pools.
  • A sneeze can exceed 100 mph.
  • Coughs leave at 60 mph.
  • When you take a step, you are using up to 200 muscles.
  • To raise a foot you are using up to 100 muscles.
  • When you kiss you are using up to 32 muscles.
  • When you speak you are using up to 100 muscles.
  • Tongue is the longest single ended muscle.
  • 1/4 of your bones are in your feet i.e There are 26 bones in each foot, meaning that the 52 bones in account for 25 percent of your body’s 206 bones.
  • When you take a step, you are using up to 200 muscles.
  • There are 500,000 (250,000 for each) sweat glands in your feet.
  • Human bones are strong enough to lift 20 times the body weight.
  • There are 187 joints in human body.
  • There are around 100 billion neurons in human brain.
  • There are around 75 trillion cells in the human body.
  • Skin is the largest organ in the human body.
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