10 Gross Facts About Your Body

Every single one of us and our parents have experienced a time when our body has betrayed us in an incredibly embarrassing moment – whether that be out in public or with friends and family. It could be an overestimated burp or what was thought to be a silent fart but turned rather nasty. Our bodies can be incredibly gross when they want to be, and we never get to decide really when it happens. Unfortunately, a bit of gas is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the human anatomy. Here are ten totally gross facts about your body.

Skin Weight

The body sheds almost eight pounds of skin or more every single year. Microscopic life forms in the area and in our homes tend to feed on it.


The toenails you have on your feet are actively collecting tiny microorganisms on a daily basis. This causes them to turn yellow and grow fungus.