The Wonders Of The Human Body

Behold the awe inspiring creation that is the human body.

There’s nothing else in the universe that is quite like it that we know of. The human body is truly one of the most fascinating wonders around us.

Without missing a beat, 24 hours a day, the body cleans, oxygenates and builds. Let’s talk about some of the wonders of the body.

The Wonders Of The Human Body

What Is Special In Our Body?

It starts with our genes. DNA is what makes our bodies unique. And because we’re not clones, every human’s genome is unique in its own special way.

The four-letter code that provides the blueprint of our body is unique and it’s made up of nucleotides. (Source:www.atlasbiomed.com)

What Are Some Amazing Body Facts?

  • Our ears actually never stop growing.
  • Our eyes blink about 20 times a minute.
  • Earwax is a type of sweat.
  • The tongue is covered in about 8,000 taste buds.
  • You produce about 40,000 litres of saliva in your lifetime. (Source: www.penguin.co.uk)

What Are The Most Important Parts Of Our Body?

Vital organs:

  • Brain. The brain is our body’s control center.
  • Heart. The heart is the most important organ of the circulatory system.
  • Lungs. The lungs and heart work to oxygenate blood.
  • Liver. The liver is the most important organ of our metabolic system.
  • Kidneys. They cleanse the blood of toxins and transform the waste into urine. (Source: www.medicalnewstoday.com)

Which Is The Largest Organ In The Body?

The skin is the largest organ of the body. One of the main functions of the skin is for protection. It protects our body from external factors such as bacteria, chemicals, and temperature.

The skin contains secretions that can kill bacteria. The pigment melanin provides a chemical pigment defense against ultraviolet light that damages skin cells.

Another important function of the skin is body temperature regulation.

What Is Most Important in Our Body?

Many people may probably think it’s the heart however, it’s the brain.

Your heart is of course a vital organ, however the brain along with the nervous system that attaches to the brain, make up the most critical organ system in the body.

The heart is nearly as important as the brain, as it pumps blood, which carries oxygen and other important nutrients that every organ needs to stay healthy and work properly.

Laughing is good for the heart and can increase blood flow by 20 percent. (Source: www.sheppardchiropractic.com)

What Are Some Health Facts About The Human Body?

  • Your eye is your fastest muscle.
  • Only 2% of humans have green eyes.
  • We don’t know why we yawn.
  • Our brain is sometimes more active when we’re asleep than awake.
  • Your mouth produces about one litre of saliva each day.
  • You contain trillions of bacteria.
  • We have 100,000 miles of blood vessels; that could circle the Earth four times.
  • The skin is your largest organ.
  • Human eyes remain almost the same size your entire life.
  • Exercise will give you more energy, even when you’re tired.
  • Human teeth are just as strong as shark teeth.
  • Humans are the only species known to blush. (Source: www.natgeokids.com)

What Are Some Of The Most Amazing Things The Body Can Do?

  • Your brain produces enough electricity to light up a small light bulb.
  • Hearing is the fastest human sense. Your brain can recognize a sound 10 times faster than the blink of an eye, in as little as 0.05 seconds.
  • The human heart will beat more than three billion times in an average lifespan.
  • Broken bones can heal.
  • The human eye can distinguish thousands of different colors.
  • Your nose can recognize thousands of different scents. (Source: www.churchofjesuschrist.org)

Final Thoughts:

The human body is powerful yet delicate. It’s amazingly complex, but also can be called incredibly simple.

Our bodies are carrying out countless tasks while we concentrate our energy elsewhere where needed, it’s truly unbelievable.

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