Fascinating Facts About The Human Body

We Lose About 30,000 to 40,000 Dead Skin Cells Every Minute

#28 We Lose About 30,000 to 40,000 Dead Skin Cells Every Minute

Well, imagine that! By the end of this article, you’d perhaps shed thousands of dead cells. Isn’t that interesting to know that we have so many cells resting on the surface of our skin which shed off without one even getting to see it?

Considering that we lose 30,000 to 40,000 cells every minute, the combined weight of the dead cells that we shed in a year would add up to to 9 pounds (4 kgs). There is a study that says that each person can shed around 22 kilograms of skin in a life span.

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