Convert Pinches of Salt to Grams
Enter the salt volume in pinches below to get the value converted to grams.
How to Convert Pinches to Grams
To convert a pinch measurement to a gram measurement, multiply the salt volume by the conversion ratio.
Since one pinch of salt is equal to 0.355625 grams, you can use this simple formula to convert:
The salt volume in grams is equal to the pinches multiplied by 0.355625.
Pinches and grams are both units used to measure salt volume. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
A pinch is a small unit used in cooking, typically used to measure salt and other spices when seasoning. One pinch is equal to the amount of seasoning that can be taken between your thumb and finger, or 1/2 of a dash. The pinch is a rough measurement, but is commonly considered to be equal to 1/16 of a teaspoon.
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.
Pinch 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