Convert Grams of Salt to Smidgens
Enter the salt volume in grams below to get the value converted to smidgens.
How to Convert Grams to Smidgens
To convert a gram measurement to a smidgen measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio.
Since one gram of salt is equal to 5.623902 smidgens, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The salt volume in smidgens is equal to the grams multiplied by 5.623902.
Grams and smidgens 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.
A smidgen is a very small unit used in cooking, most often used to measure salt and seasonings. One smidgen is equal to 1/2 of a pinch, which is the amount of seasoning that you can "pinch" between your thumb and finger. Although the smidgen is considered a rough measurement, it is generally accepted to be equal to 1/32 of a teaspoon.
Gram to Smidgen 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