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A day in the life of a red blood cell

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Introduction

A Day in the Life of a Red Blood Cell I am a red blood cell. My main passion is to constantly pass through your blood vessels, providing your organs and muscles with oxygen. Life without me would be impossible. ...read more.

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Then I pick up the carbon dioxide in your body and travel back through your veins back to your lungs for your to breathe it out. A real diary would start as when I woke up, but that would be lying as I never sleep, even when you do I have to constantly re-do the cycle. ...read more.

Conclusion

But it definitely benefits. I travel extremely fast and my disk-shape makes me flexible for passing through your thin capillaries, no trouble. This disk-shape also means i have a large surface area, perfect for diffusion. My haemoglobin I contain means my favourite foods are anything with iron, which is another reason why a healthy diet is essential to keep you going. You need haemoglobin, otherwise you could get anaemia. . ...read more.

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