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Lactose is broken down in the gut by an enzyme known as lactase into glucose and galactose. These two sugars are then absorbed through the intestinal wall and used as an energy source to make ATP by way of glycolysis and the Kreb cycle. Galactose is converted into glucose inside your cells. Lactose adds a slightly sweet taste to the whey giving it a pleasant flavor as well as provide an energy source when you need it during your workouts. Lactose has a low glycemic index so it won't spike blood sugar levels the way other sugars can.