Grams Conversion

The gram is a unit used to measure salt volume. Use one of the conversion calculators below to convert to another unit of measure, or read on to learn more about grams.

Gram Conversion Calculators

Choose a unit of salt volume to convert to.

Convert grams to smidgens
1 gram is equal to 5.623902 smidgens
Convert grams to pinches
1 gram is equal to 2.811951 pinches
Convert grams to dashes
1 gram is equal to 1.405975 dashes
Convert grams to teaspoons
1 gram is equal to 0.175747 teaspoons
Convert grams to tablespoons
1 gram is equal to 0.058582 tablespoons
Convert grams to cups
1 gram is equal to 0.003661 cups

Gram Definition and Usage

One gram of salt is equal to about 0.176 teaspoons of salt. The recommended daily sodium intake is about 2,300mg, or 2.3 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.

Grams Measurement Conversion Table

Common gram values and equivalent imperial and metric salt volume measurements
grams smidgens pinches dashes teaspoons tablespoons cups
1 g 5.623902 2.811951 1.405975 0.175747 tsp 0.058582 tbsp 0.003661 c
2 g 11.247803 5.623902 2.811951 0.351494 tsp 0.117165 tbsp 0.007323 c
3 g 16.871705 8.435852 4.217926 0.527241 tsp 0.175747 tbsp 0.010984 c
4 g 22.495606 11.247803 5.623902 0.702988 tsp 0.234329 tbsp 0.014646 c
5 g 28.119508 14.059754 7.029877 0.878735 tsp 0.292912 tbsp 0.018307 c
6 g 33.743409 16.871705 8.435852 1.054482 tsp 0.351494 tbsp 0.021968 c
7 g 39.367311 19.683656 9.841828 1.230228 tsp 0.410076 tbsp 0.02563 c
8 g 44.991213 22.495606 11.247803 1.405975 tsp 0.468658 tbsp 0.029291 c
9 g 50.615114 25.307557 12.653779 1.581722 tsp 0.527241 tbsp 0.032953 c
10 g 56.239016 28.119508 14.059754 1.757469 tsp 0.585823 tbsp 0.036614 c
11 g 61.862917 30.931459 15.465729 1.933216 tsp 0.644405 tbsp 0.040275 c
12 g 67.486819 33.743409 16.871705 2.108963 tsp 0.702988 tbsp 0.043937 c
13 g 73.110721 36.55536 18.27768 2.28471 tsp 0.76157 tbsp 0.047598 c
14 g 78.734622 39.367311 19.683656 2.460457 tsp 0.820152 tbsp 0.05126 c
15 g 84.358524 42.179262 21.089631 2.636204 tsp 0.878735 tbsp 0.054921 c
16 g 89.982425 44.991213 22.495606 2.811951 tsp 0.937317 tbsp 0.058582 c
17 g 95.606327 47.803163 23.901582 2.987698 tsp 0.995899 tbsp 0.062244 c
18 g 101.230228 50.615114 25.307557 3.163445 tsp 1.054482 tbsp 0.065905 c
19 g 106.85413 53.427065 26.713533 3.339192 tsp 1.113064 tbsp 0.069566 c
20 g 112.478032 56.239016 28.119508 3.514938 tsp 1.171646 tbsp 0.073228 c