Oh, man, Hardwarehank, I've been there too. Whole grains seem to be a sticking point for a lot of people. "Ok, ok, I can understand how saturated fat may be benign, and I can even accept that beans aren't all that great for you...but surely whole grains are healthy, right? Right? They've got folic acid! And vitamin E!"
I see that you're up in Eagan, too! I'm going to college in Mankato, though I'm going elsewhere after this semester wraps up.