62 Weird facts about our bodies that will change your perspective

57. Skin Cell Shedding

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Humans shed skin at a very constant rate. Every year, we drop around 1.5 lbs of skin cells. This is why it’s common to get a new mattress every eight years or so. Because if we slept on the same mattress for our entire lives, it would be about 100 lbs heavier by the time that we died.

 

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