10 FUN FOOT FACTS

 

By Jenny Le-Tran 10/6/2019

  1. Your feet have 1/4 of all the bones in your body, that is a whopping 52 bones!
  2. Your feet can excrete as much as half a pint of sweat each day! This is because your feet contain more sweat glands than any other part of the body!
  3. We should all aim to walk about 10,000 steps each day to maintain a healthy active lifestyle. By the age of 70, an average person will have walked the equivalent of 4 times around the globe!….Yep 4 times around the entire earth!
  4. The Romans were the first to make right and left shoes, before this shoes could be worn on either foot!
  5. Your feet are the most ticklish part of your body due to having nearly 8000 nerves in them!
  6. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot tell anything about a man from the size of his feet!…And that is scientifically confirmed by a study carried out at University College London and St Mary’s Hospital in London!
  7. First man on the moon, Neil Armstrong’s first step on the moon was with his left foot!
  8. The largest feet ever belonged to the tallest man ever, Robert Wadlow, who wore UK size 36 shoes!! Average UK size for men is 10!
  9. Your toenails grow 3x slower than your fingernails!
  10. You are more likely to be bitten by mosquitoes if you have smelly feet!

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