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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Facts about CELLS (Point No #32)

50,000 of the cells in your body will die and be replaced with new cells, all while you have been reading this sentence.If all the cells in the human body were joined at the ends, they would stretch for 1000 km (650 miles) – almost the distance between Cuttack to Chennai.Our bodies are recreating themselves constantly - we, make a skeleton every 3 months, new skin every month. We are capable of reversing the Aging Process.The largest cell in

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Facts about HEART(Point No #36)

If all your blood vessels were laid out end to end they would stretch 2.5 times round the world (about 100, 000 km).It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.Oxygen binds with hemoglobin in red blood cells to give blood its red color.The average body has about 5 liters of blood.In one hour, your heart works hard enough to produce the equivalent energy to raise almost 1 ton of weight 1 yard off the ground.In a

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Facts about RESPIRATION(Point #34 & 30)

Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room because of the position of the heart your heart.You breathe over 6 litres (1.32 gallons) of air every minute.If the inner surfaces of the lungs were laid out flat, their total area would be 1,938 sq ft.During an average 24-hour period, the average human will breathe approximately 23,040 times.

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