14 Fun Facts About Your Heart
by Calista Plummer
Your heart is a very important organ in your body. It pushes blood throughout your body, bringing oxygen and nutrients to your cells. Your blood takes away dead cells, poison, and excess water. Without the heart doing its job, you would die. In fact, if your heart stops beating, you die in about four minutes! So how much does your heart weigh?
How much blood does your heart pump? Find out!