Cool Facts about Human Brain

Cool Facts about Human Brain

  • * Human Brain could hold an estimated 1 to 10 terabytes.
  • *  Your brain uses 20% of your body’s energy, but it makes up only 2% of your body’s weight.
  • * Your cerebral cortex is about as thick as a tongue depressor.
  • * Your brain is about 1300-1400 cubic centimeters in volume, about the size of a cantaloupe and wrinkled like a walnut.
  • * The brain feels like a ripe avocado and looks pink because of the blood flowing through it.
  • * Your brain generates 25 watts of power while you’re awake—enough to illuminate a light bulb.
  • * A newborn baby’s brain grows almost 3 times in course of first year.
  • * Humans have the most complex brain of any animal on earth.
  • * Overexposure to aluminum compounds—in foil, cookware, deodorants, antacids, toothpaste—can affect brain function.
  • * Lavender can help you sleep
  • * A cooked potato can jump-start your brain when you’re feeling foggy.
  • * The essential oil of jasmine can quickly restore mental alertness
  • * Eating foods rich in vitamin E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C may help lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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