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The heart

Published on Feb 01, 2020

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The heart

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The heart is a muscular organism that is in charge of pumping blood to the body

Blood provides the body with oxygen and nutrients, as well as assisting in the removal of metabolic wastes.

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Interesting facts of the heart

  • Your heart can weight 350 kilograms
  • Your heart works twice as hard as the leg muscles of a sprinter
  • Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day
  • New born babies have the fastest heart beats
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Interesting facts of the heart

  • Heart attacks happen most often on Monday mornings.
  • Your heart is located in the middle of your chest (It’s found behind your breastbone, but it’s tilted to the left)
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