My Stomach Can Dissolve WHAT?! 13 Amazing Facts About The Body

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1405557_80469989People who say they know thin­gs “like the back of their hand” might think twice after seeing this list.

How much do you really know about your body? Check out these 13 amazing biological facts to find out!

1. Your bones are as strong as granite pound for pound.

A block of bone the size of a matchbox can support nine tons – four times as much as concrete.
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2. The average Westerner turns 50 tons of food into energy in his or her lifetime.

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3. Each of your kidneys contains 1 million individual filters.

They filter more than 2 pints of blood per minute, and expel up to 2.5 pints of urine per day.

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