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Amazing facts about the human body

You’re born amazing, but you may not know some of these amazing facts about the human body. 

  • About 200 muscles are used when you take a single step.

  • The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.

  • It takes food only seven seconds to go from the mouth to the stomach via the esophagus.

  • In one day, your heart beats 100,000 times.

  • 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.

  • Every drop of blood in your body is filtered by your body over 300 times a day.

  • It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

  • The tips of your fingers have enough strength to support the weight of your whole body.

  • A sneeze can exceed the speed of 100 miles per hour.

  • There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in each human.