Convert Grams of Salt to Dashes

Enter the salt volume in grams below to get the value converted to dashes.

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1 g = 1.405975 dashes
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How to Convert Grams to Dashes

To convert a gram measurement to a dash measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio.

Since one gram of salt is equal to 1.405975 dashes, you can use this simple formula to convert:

dashes = grams × 1.405975

The salt volume in dashes is equal to the grams multiplied by 1.405975.

For example, here's how to convert 5 grams to dashes using the formula above.
5 g = (5 × 1.405975) = 7.029877 dashes

Grams and dashes are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Grams

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.[1]

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.

Dashes

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.

Gram to Dash Conversion Table

Gram measurements converted to dashes
Grams Dashes
1 g 1.406
2 g 2.812
3 g 4.2179
4 g 5.6239
5 g 7.0299
6 g 8.4359
7 g 9.8418
8 g 11.25
9 g 12.65
10 g 14.06
11 g 15.47
12 g 16.87
13 g 18.28
14 g 19.68
15 g 21.09
16 g 22.5
17 g 23.9
18 g 25.31
19 g 26.71
20 g 28.12
21 g 29.53
22 g 30.93
23 g 32.34
24 g 33.74
25 g 35.15
26 g 36.56
27 g 37.96
28 g 39.37
29 g 40.77
30 g 42.18
31 g 43.59
32 g 44.99
33 g 46.4
34 g 47.8
35 g 49.21
36 g 50.62
37 g 52.02
38 g 53.43
39 g 54.83
40 g 56.24

References

  1. 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