Convert Grams of Salt to Smidgens
Enter the salt volume in grams below to get the value converted to smidgens.
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How to Convert Grams to Smidgens
To convert a measurement in grams to a measurement in smidgens, multiply the salt volume by the following conversion ratio: 5.623902 smidgens/gram.
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 salt volume in grams multiplied by 5.623902.
How Many Smidgens Are in a Gram of Salt?
There are 5.623902 smidgens in a gram of salt, which is why we use this value in the formula above.
1 g = 5.623902 smidgens
Grams and smidgens are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
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.
What is a Smidgen?
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.
Learn more about smidgens.
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