5-Hour Energy Shots
The number one selling energy product in the country.
You have probably seen them at the check-out counter of your local convenience store or gas station. The brightly-colored small shot-sized bottles of 5-Hour Energy are hard to miss. They promise to deliver five hours of sustained energy without the crash characteristic of most stimulant drinks.
With zero carbs, four calories and zero herbal stimulants, 5-Hour Energy shots are quite different than other energy drinks because their deliver their energy-boosting punch in just a small two-ounce bottle in comparison to a 12 or 16 ounce serving.
5-Hour Energy shots pack B-vitamins, amino acids, nutrients and as much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee in one single serving. The amount of B vitamins is extremely high: 2000 percent for vitamin B6 and 8333 percent for vitamin B12.
They come in regular strength, extra strength and decaffeinated versions. The flavors for the regular strength include lemon-lime, orange, berry, grape and pomegranate. The decaf and extra strength versions currently only come in one flavor.
- Does not contain herbal stimulants
- Concentrated form delivers energy-boosting results in a small serving size
- May cause jittery side effects
- Serving size and dosage guidelines may not be followed appropriately
- No age restrictions on purchasing product
- May experience a niacin flush due to the high niacin content
- No clear information on just how much caffeine it contains
- Very large quantities of B vitamins raise some concerns among health experts and consumers
5-Hour Energy shots contains vitamins B12, B6, B3, and B9, citicoline, phenylalanine, taurine, tyrosine, malic Acid, glucuronolactone and caffeine.ADMINISTRATION
The 5-Hour Energy shots for both Regular and Extra Strength only recommend that you drink half of a bottle (or one ounce) to start with for a moderate energy boost. In addition, the label strongly discourages consuming two bottles in a 24-hour period.DIET and EXERCISE
There are no diet and exercise guidelines.CONCLUSION
5-Hour Energy shots are one of the most popular stimulant drinks on the market. With its small portion size but its powerful energy enhancing effects, 5-Hour Energy shots promise that its crash-free formula will leave you feeling energized but not jittery.
While stimulant drinks like 5-Hour Energy shots can be found practically anywhere, health and medical experts strongly caution against consuming them because of their potential for overdose, which can cause a series of side effects, some of which may be dangerous.Common Misspellings
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