Convert Dashes of Salt to Grams
Enter the salt volume in dashes below to get the value converted to grams.
How to Convert Dashes to Grams
To convert a dash measurement to a gram measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio.
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 dashes multiplied by 0.71125.
Dashes and grams are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
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 salt volume in the metric system. Grams can be abbreviated as g; for example, 1 gram can be written as 1 g.
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