Healthy Energy Powders: Comparing & Contrasting MTE® & Elevated Energy®
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Table of Contents

  1. Comparing Elevated Energy® & MTE®
  2. How MTE® vs Elevated Energy® Work
  3. Benefits of Elevated Energy® and MTE®
  4. MTE® Ingredients vs Elevated Energy® Ingredients 
  5. Elevated Energy® & MTE® Pricing & Packaging
  6. Other Highlights MTE® & Elevated Energy®


Healthy Energy Powders: Comparing & Contrasting MTE® & Elevated Energy®

Finding exactly the right energy-booster in a sea of options can be difficult, especially now with all the buzz words – healthy, clean, natural. What does all that actually mean? These aren’t words that are regulated by any organization, so companies can use them any way they want. But if you don’t know what their version of “clean” or “healthy” is, you can’t count you’re actually getting that.


Let’s talk about two emerging products that both claim to be healthy energy drink powders: MTE® and Elevated Energy®. What does “healthy” mean to them? And more importantly, what does healthy mean to you?


How it Works

Where’s the Energy Boost Come From in Elevated Energy® vs MTE®?

First off, let’s do a tiny episode of “How it’s Made,” with your host: a nameless writer. Both of these healthy energy drink mixes offer an energy boost. But where said boost comes from is not at all the same:


Elevated Energy® uses 120mg of green tea caffeine, a B-vitamin complex, and vitamin D to improve mood, focus and alertness sans synthetic caffeine or sugar. Caffeine is an energy mobilizer, and the I’M AWAKE NOW effects come from how it works: it stimulates your stress response system, essentially creating a false fight-flight-freeze response. This blocks calming chemicals and proliferates excitatory ones. 


Is it effective? Sure, for a while. Does it come with downsides? Definitely. 120mg of caffeine is about what you’d find in a small cup of coffee, and while it’s not a ton by any means, it’s enough that some people may feel jitters, irritability and a crash, especially since it’s paired with a B complex.


MTE® utilizes a carefully-researched blend of adaptogens, nootropics and superfoods for an energy boost that’s well-rounded and supports all your body’s systems. Adaptogens and nootropics hack your body’s systems and signaling back into balance to help it create and sustain energy on its own, all while supporting tranquil mood and zoned-in focus, too. 


MTE®’s clean energy powder will give you a noticeable boost when you drink it, but the real good stuff comes when you use it consistently. Because adaptogens and nootropics work systemically, they take time to reach their full efficacy. Once they do, though, it’s a real game changer – without downsides.



What to Expect From These Healthy Alternatives to Typical Energy Powders

Touted benefits of MTE®’s unique approach to innate energy production include support for:


  • Better focus
  • Improved sustained energy (6-8 hours)
  • Positive mood
  • Better stress resilience
  • Immune function
  • Less inflammation
  • Better gut health
  • Improved recovery at night


Elevated Energy’s® clean energy drink powder claims it offers:


  • 5-6 hour energy boost with no crash
  • Improved alertness
  • Better mood
  • Increased hydration



Take a Look at What’s Inside MTE® & Elevated Energy®

Alright, this is where things really take a turn because, in all honesty, Elevated Energy’s® formulation isn’t exactly natural or clean. Mostly, but not all: 


Elevated Energy® Active Ingredients

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamins B6 and B12
  • Green tea (120mg of caffeine)
  • Folic acid
  • Niacin 
  • Magnesium
  • Sodium 
  • Potassium 
  • Inactive ingredients: citric acid, malic acid, stevia extract, calcium phosphate, maltodextrin, natural and artificial flavors, artificial color, chemical preservative


MTE’s® whole thing is plant-based bioactivity and zero crappy or weird things. We love the stevia extract in Elevated Energy®; we use it, too, because it’s no-cal and completely natural. But we don’t love the preservatives or artificial flavors and colors. That’s not our vibe.


MTE® Active Ingredients

  • Theacrine
  • Methylliberine
  • Green tea (50mg caffeine)
  • Maca
  • Ashwagandha
  • L-Theanine
  • GABA
  • Holy Basil
  • Eleuthero
  • Saffron
  • Amaranth 
  • Spirulina 
  • Inactive Ingredients: chicory root, malic acid, citric acid, natural flavors, stevia extract, beet root, turmeric, sea salt


Pricing & Packaging

What’s the Catch? Logistics of Elevated Energy® vs MTE®

MTE® comes in 30-serving bulk bags (we also offer single-serving travel packs!). This healthy energy drink powder is more of a wellness supplement, so you should take MTE® daily in order to reap the full benefits. A bag of MTE® costs $70, or $60 with a subscription. As far as daily cost of a serving of MTE®, it’s $2.33 per drink, or $1.99 with a subscription.


Making something purely out of bitter greens and zero sugars or chemicals and then making it taste good is hard, so a product like Elevated Energy® is admittedly less of an investment than a subscription to MTE®. Elevated Energy® comes in 30 or 60-serving plastic tubs that range from $25-$45. Because it’s an as-needed product, the daily expense depends on how often you use it.


Other Highlights

MTE® & Elevated Energy®: But Wait – There’s More!

A few other highlights to these healthy replacements for mainstream coffee, tea and energy drinks. For one, both these products are low-cal. Well, Elevated® is actually zero-cal per serving; MTE® is 10. Elevated® offers 3 different flavors of their fizzy energy drink, and you can also buy bulk pea protein on their site. 


MTE® has got some other cool stuff going on, too. Since there’s nothing sketchy in our green energy drink powder mix, and the facility where it’s made is certified and registered to death for quality and safety, we can confidently say our product is:


  • Sugar-free
  • Free of artificial ingredients
  • Vegan
  • Keto
  • Gluten-free
  • Dairy-free
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • Organic


So, given all we know now, what is a healthy energy drink? Both Elevated Energy® and MTE® embrace natural sugar replacements like stevia extract, but they think a bit of artificial stuff is okay, while we’re basically like, hell no to anything that you can’t already find on the ground or in your body. Fair enough – we’ll agree to disagree on that. 


What does “healthy energy drink” mean to you? Learn more about MTE’s® innovative blend of bioactive plants and natural compounds that can help you adapt to the stress of life, freeing up the energy you need to live your best life with a good mood, solid sleep, an active immune system, and more.

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