Interesting Foot facts:

Interesting Foot facts

1: In a lifetime, the average person will have walked more than four times around the Earth
2: Standing still is more exhausting than walking due to the fact that you are straining the same few muscles for a longer period of time.
3: Your toes carry one half of your body weight each time your heel lifts off the ground when you walk.
5: More often than not, one foot is generally larger than the other.
6: There are 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet.
7: There are 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 tendons and muscles in a human foot and
8: Walking is the absolute best exercise – not just for your feet but your overall health as it boosts circulation and helps to maintain a healthy weight.
9: When we’re born, those bones are mostly cartilage.
10: The bones in our feet only completely harden around age 21.
11: Feet are one of the most ticklish parts of the – humans have nearly 8000 nerves in our feet
12: Fingernails and toenails grow faster during hot weather and teenage years
13: It takes at least 5-6 months to grow an entirely new toenail. Compared to fingernails, toenails grow much slower-about 1mm/month

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