Random Stomach Facts


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1. People fart more on planes because of the air pressure changes — the gases in the stomach expand when high in the air.
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2. Human beings have as many brain cells in their stomachs as cats have in their brains.
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3. When you see someone you�re interested in, what feels like butterflies in your stomach is actually a stress response caused by adrenaline.
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4. Those who kiss more frequently are less likely to suffer from stomach, bladder, and blood infections.
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5. A bird "chews" with its stomach.
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6. A 'gut feeling' is a chemical signal that your stomach creates to warn the brain of danger.
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7. Drinking 2 cups of cold water on a empty stomach can boost metabolism by 30%.
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8. There is a 'second brain' in our stomachs that is neurologically active and responsible for feelings like 'butterflies in the stomach.'
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9. You can burn 20% more fat by exercising in the morning on an empty stomach.
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10. If the acid from your stomach were to make its way onto your body, it would burn a hole through your skin.
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11. A "gut feeling" is a chemical signal that your stomach creates to warn the brain of danger.
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12. The hydrochloric acid found in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve a nail.
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13. Some researchers believe that snail slime can be used to treat stomach ulcers.
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14. Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks; otherwise it would digest itself.
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15. Drinking 2 cups of cold water on an empty stomach can boost metabolism by 30%.
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16. The starfish is one of the few animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out.
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17. When you blush, the lining of your stomach turns red as well.
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18. A starfish can turn its stomach inside out and digest its prey outside its body
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19. Kurt Cobain suffered an unknown stomach problem that led to his heroin addiction, which was one of the sources that influenced his music.

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