7 Interesting Facts About The Blood In Your Body

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Blood is an incredibly important bodily fluid that transports oxygen and various nutrients to our body’s cells. Enjoy these blood facts.


1
There are about 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.

2
An average adult contains five to six quarts of blood in their body.

3
Most donated red blood cells can be stored for forty-two days.

4
If you begin at age 17 and donate every 56 days until you reach 79 years old, you will have donated 46.5 gallons of blood during that time.

5
Most tropical marine fish can survive in a tank filled with human blood.

6
One pint of blood can save up to three lives.

7
A newborn baby has about one cup of blood in his body.