Odisha Swastha Seva Sangha

Amazing Facts

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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Facts about DIGESTIVE SYSTEM (Point No.-19,20,21,23,27)

The tooth is the only part of the human body that can’t repair itself. The average human produces a quart of saliva a day or 10,000 gallons in a lifetime. If saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot taste it. Every person has a unique tongue print. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it. It takes the food 7 seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach. Your stomach has to produce

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Facts about SENSES (Point #31,33,35)

You can see up to 10,000 colours.Your normal eye can detect a lighted candle 1.6 km (1 mile) away.Most people blink about 25 times a minute.Women blink nearly twice as much as men.The average human blinks his eyes 6,205,000 times each year.The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.Our

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