The lungs are one of the most important organs for sustaining daily life. They help inhale fresh air to maintain the body's metabolism and simultaneously breathe out carbon dioxide. According to research, the process of inhalation and exhalation occurs approximately 22,000 times every day. Here are some unexpected benefits from the lungs that you might not know about.
1. Complete a 42km marathon
There is a higher chance for you to complete a 42km marathon when your lungs are healthy. They help keep a constant supply of oxygen to your cells and support your muscle movement.
2. Win a candle-blowing competition
When there is a candle-blowing competition, you can give yourself a higher chance of winning if you have a healthy lungs. When your lungs are healthy, there is a greater volume of inhaled and exhaled air. So take a deep breath and try it out.
When it comes to our body’s detoxification, many of us think only about the liver. In reality, healthy lungs also help with detoxification as well. Healthy lungs enhance our body metabolism including its involvment in detoxification.