Fact of the Day Image May 18th

Your nose actually produces 1 cup of mucus every day! Mucus is made of mostly water and also salt, protein, and chemicals. Mucus is actually very important! It protects the tissue that lines your lungs and throat and keeps it from drying out. Mucus can also fight bacteria and viruses in your nose or lungs! The mucus has antibodies that fight off harmful viruses and bacteria!!