Amazing Facts About Your Heart

Amazing Facts About Your Heart

1 . Fact 1

Every day, the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles.

2 . Fact 2

In a lifetime, that is equivalent to driving to the moon and back.

3 . Fact 3

The heart pumps blood to almost all of the body 75 trillion cells.

4 . Fact 4

Only the corneas receive no blood supply.

5 . Fact 5

The heart does the most physical work of any muscle during a lifetime.

6 . Fact 6

During an average lifetime, the heart will pump nearly 1.5 million barrels of blood enough to fill 200 train tank cars.

7 . Fact 7

The first heart cell starts to beat as early as 4 weeks.

8 . Fact 8

The blue whale has the largest heart weighing over 1,500 pounds.

9 . Fact 9

The more education you have, the lower your risk of heart disease.

10 . Fact 10

In spite of that, heart disease is still the greatest threat to your health.