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Addium vs 5 hour energy
on June 30, 2015
So I've been taking 5 hour energy for around 4 years, can't complain. I take it, feel the effects set in within 15 minutes and it keeps me going for around 2.5 hours or so on average. Never felt the "5 hour energy", but 2.5 hours does the trick on big days.
The downside? Pretty expensive and it does taste pretty bad.
Three weeks ago I was watching CNN when there was a report on done on a new "brain enchancer" called Addium. Apparently it is supposed to provide energy for the whole day, improve your focus, alertness, concentration and some other brain functions that I can't remember now. I decided to give it a try, since I'm always looking for the next best thing. I did see that Addium sells on Amazon and has great reviews, but upon further digging, the price is 20-40% cheaper on their website (addium.com). Not sure what is up with the price difference, it could be other people trying to resell the product for profit.
So getting to the point, I have been on addium for the last two weeks. I take one pill right before breakfest and that is it. And honestly, that is all it takes. Just as with 5 hour energy, I feel the effects set in within 15 minutes, but unlike 5hr energy, I feel energized and focused for nearly 8 hours every single day. Best of all? It's cheaper. I'm basically paying $1 per pill, as opposed to $1.57 for 5hr energy. On top of that, I just swallow the pill and am good to go. Don't have to deal with the nasty liquid taste. I also barely feel any crash from Addium, while with 5 hour energy it seems much more prevelant.
The slight downside with Addium that I didn't see with 5hr energy? I have a lack of appetite with Addium. Usually when lunch time rolls by, I am not that interested in eating at all. But hell...maybe I'll finally lose some weight?
This is my opinion on Addium and 5 hour energy. I have been a loyal customer of 5hr energy for many years, but Addium does seem to have it beat in every category.