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