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How Old is Your Body?

OLD No matter how old you are, there are parts of you that are HOW younger than you might think. YOUR BODY PRODUCES MILLIONS OF CELLS PER SECOND-most of which are POD/ used to replace old, dead cells that have already served BODY! IS their purpose. Some cells, such as those in the cerebral YOUR cortex and the lenses of your eyes, are never replaced, and will be with you your entire life. Others aren't so long-lived. You replace your epidermis- the top layer of your skin- SKIN every two weeks. 2 WEEKS BLOOD Ever wonder why you can donate blood without a second thought? You replace your DAYS supply of red blood cells every 120 days. Stomach acid is pretty harsh stuff, which is why you replace your STOMACH LINING stomach lining every five days. Lots of people want to build muscle, but they may not give much thought to how long their muscle cells stick around. You replace the muscles on your ribs every 15 years. 5 DAYS MUSCLE 15 YEARS Your bones may feel permanent, BONES but you replace your entire skeleton every 10 years. 10 YEARS No manicure will last forever. You replace your fingernails FINGERNAILS every three to six months. 6 MONTHS Your body replaces itself quickly-so you need to focus on building These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. your health from the cell up. Give your body the nutrition it needs to Sources: sustain and support the millions of cells you're creating every second. http://bloodcenter.stanford.edu/blog/archives/ 2010/12/how-long-do-red.html USANA. Learn more at USANA.com. http://www.nytimes.com/2005/08/02/science/ 02cell.html?pagewanted-all&_r-o http://kidshealth.org/kid/htbw/your_nails.html

How Old is Your Body?

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No matter how old you are, there are parts of you that are younger than you might think. Your body produces millions of cells per second—most of which are used to replace old, dead cells that have a...

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