Convert Dashes of Salt to Grams
Enter the salt volume in dashes below to get the value converted to grams.
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How to Convert Dashes to Grams
To convert a measurement in dashes to a measurement in grams, multiply the salt volume by the following conversion ratio: 0.71125 grams/dash.
Since one dash of salt is equal to 0.71125 grams, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The salt volume in grams is equal to the salt volume in dashes multiplied by 0.71125.
How Many Grams Are in a Dash of Salt?
There are 0.71125 grams in a dash of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.
1 dashes = 0.71125 g
Dashes and grams are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
What is a Dash?
A dash is a small cooking unit that is usually used to measure seasonings and spices, including salt. One dash is vague measurement that is roughly equal to 1/8 of a teaspoon or 2 pinches.
Learn more about dashes.
What is a Gram?
One gram of salt is equal to about 0.176 teaspoons of salt.
Salt is a combination of sodium and chloride, and one gram contains about 388mg of sodium. The American Heart Association recommends a daily sodium intake of less than 2,300mg, or 2.3 grams at a maximum, and ideally less than 1,500mg or 1.5 grams.
The gram, or gramme, is an SI unit of weight in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.
Learn more about grams.
Dash to Gram Conversion Table
- American Heart Association, How much sodium should I eat per day?, https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/sodium/how-much-sodium-should-i-eat-per-day