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Know your body

Know your body

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Published by: petersanthanam on Apr 30, 2008
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Know your Body
The thickness of your skin varies from 1/2 to 6 millimeters,depending on the area of your body.- The four taste zones on your tongue are bitter (back), sour (back sides), salty (front sides), and sweet (front).- The five senses are sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste.- Your body contains eight pints of blood.- You use 14 muscles to smile and 43 to frown.- The strongest muscle of the body is the masseter muscle, whichis located in the jaw.- Muscles normally account for 40 percent of one's body weight.- There are 230 joints in the body.- Kids have 20 first teeth. Adults have 32 teeth.- The small intestines are about 25 feet long.- The large intestines are five feet long and are three times wider than the small intestines.- Most people shed 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.- Your body is 70 percent water.- Normal body temperature is 98.6° Fahrenheit.- When you sneeze, air rushes through your nose at a rate of 100mph.- An eyelash lives about 150 days before it falls out.- Your brain sends messages at the rate of 240 mph.- About 400 gallons of blood flow through your kidneys in one day.

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