I am a rebel as well...
Avocado is a most popular food in our places, grown and marketed in numerous varieties. My late father grew Ettinger avocado trees in our orchard. It was so tasty and comfortable and had lots of uses in the "cuisine". When I decided to start blood type diet I just took Dr. D's word for everything! So many avoids for O are such basic, popular, beloved foods: cauliflower, lentils, oranges, cucumbers, that if I stopped and wondered, I'd like never get there! So I stopped these foods cold turkey.
I am Jewish and was brought up on the Torah (=The Pentateuch, but also generally the on the entire Bible, i.e., the Old Testament). It says that when the Children of Israel received the Torah at Sinai, they said: "We'll do and hear". In the course of following, mainly
thanks to following, the ability to see and hear and understand is gradually made possible, and what used to be hidden causes is gradually revealed. This is also my attitude in the case of DPN. It works miraculously as it were - as it were, because it actually follows the rules of Nature, and a number of ailments just vanish even upon beginning it. I am conviced it is a gift from God, through Dr. D. This is not only philosophy, following BTD/GTD/SWAMI actually enhances my cognitive abilities.
Thank you for asking! I wanted to share this for some time...