Protein has been a real trend in food in recent times. I'm sure you've seen food marketers trumpeting "high protein" claims on packaging of everything from cereal to bread.
Unlike some of the other trendy claims we see on packaged food (think "no refined sugar" or "natural"), this one has some legs. There's some solid science behind why some of us, at least, might benefit from foods with a bit of a protein boost.
While it's seldom useful to think of food in terms of nutrients (who ever knows how much protein is in their plate of food?), protein