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17 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FEET

17 Interesting Facts About Feet Your feet are among the most vital of all limbs for anyone hoping to lead any semblance of a normal life. After all, without them you can't move. But how much do you know about your feet? Here are some interesting facts about your feet. Read up, what you learn could save you from all sorts of unpleasantness. The record for 1. world's largest feet belongs to Matthew McGrory who wears US size 28 2 shoes. Avg Size: 102 Madeline Albrecht holds the world record 2. for most feet sniffed at 5,600. The average person takes 10,000 steps per day. 3. That's equal to 115,000 miles in a lifetime, enough to circle the world four times. The foot accounts for 4. 25% of the bones in the human body. The average woman walks three miles more per day than the average male. 3 Miles There are roughly 250,000 6. sweat glands on a pair of feet. Sweat glands in the feet produce as much 7. as half a pint of moisture each day. The pressure on the feet when running can be as much as four times the runner's body weight. 8. The first shoes were invented 5,000,000 years ago during the Ice Age and were made from 9. animal skins. The afternoon is the optimum time to shop for shoes because the feet tend to be more swollen then. 10. 9 out of 10 women wear shoes that are too small for them. 11. Women experience foot problems four times more often than men. 12. Fingernails and toenails grow faster during hot weather, pregnancy and teenage years. 13. +......... The ancient Romans were the 14. first to construct distinct left and right shoes. Before that, shoes could be worn on either foot. The average foot gets two sizes longer when a person stands up. 15. Shoe sizes were devised in England by 16. King Edward Il who declared in 1324 that the diameter of one barleycorn - a third of an inch - would represent one full shoe size. That's still true today. The feet can contract an array of nasty diseases from communal showers: 17. Plantar Warts Athlete's Foot Ring Worm information provided by: Active-Sandals.com Sources: http://www.happyworker.com/magazine/weird/fab-foot-facts-and-statistics http://www.stop-foot-pain.com/foot-facts.html http://www.totalfootcare.ca/Fun%20Foot%20Facts.htm http://www.suitel01.com/content/strange-facts-about-feet- toes-and-their-health-problems-a275577 http://www.foothealthcare.com/html/footfacts/footfacts.htm Design by @jayjaypowpow

17 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT FEET

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Here are 17 interesting facts about feet for your amusement. The record for the world’s largest feet belongs to Mathew McGrory who wears size 28 1/2 shoes! (average size is 10 1/2); there is a woman...

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