When it comes to the human body, its perfect form and the precision of functioning amaze all of us. But when it comes to the body in numbers, it quite astonishing, as well. An average 590 miles of hair grown on your head during your lifetime will surprise you.
The brain is capable of working out 86,000,000 bits of information per day.
The heart pumps approximately 158 987 300 litres of blood during an average person’s lifetime.
The heart beats 42 million times a year.
The surface of the human lungs is as big as a tennis court.
The length of the digestive tract is also pretty impressive – stretched out it would reach 6 to 9 metres.
The eyes can recognise up to 7 million colours.
The average surface area of the skin of an adult is 1.5-2 m2.
All numbers are very individual and depends on many factors.
Photos: Shutterstock / collages: Martina Advaney
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