Health facts to know
Last Updated: Saturday, September 25, 2010, 00:00
  

Below mentioned are some interesting health facts one would like to know.



  • You shrink 1/2 an inch during the day due to compression of the spinal column.



  • You’re born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.



  • There are 230 joints in the body.

  • The design of the Eiffel tower is based on the design of human bone.



  • Your skin is the largest organ of the body weighing in at 9 popounds.



  • The average head has 100,000 hair each living for about 2 to 4 years.



  • Fingernails grow four times faster than toenails.

  • The liver is often called the body’s chemical factory. Scientists have counted over 500 liver functions.



  • Only 1% of human genes differ from those of chimpanzees.



  • The body is composed of 70% water by weight.


    First Published: Saturday, September 25, 2010, 00:00



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