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 It's about 4,500,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt In other words, 250 grams is 4,270,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.0000002340 times that amount. The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.00005850 grams. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 2,730,000,000 grams of salt each year. It's about 850,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.00000120 times 250 grams. (Papaver somniferum)Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.0003 grams. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays. It's about 400,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.00000250 times 250 grams. (a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.000625 grams. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 61,200 grams of sugar each year. It's about 70,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed In other words, 250 grams is 68,700 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.00001460 times that amount. (Sesamum indicum)A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.00364 grams. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 2,010,000 grams of sesame seeds each day. It's about 55,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.0000180 times 250 grams. (medium grain)With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.0044 grams. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height. It's about 8,500 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.00012 times 250 grams. (long grain; 14% moisture content)A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.029 grams. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago. It's about 1,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.001 times 250 grams. (a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.20 grams. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.