Yeah, AV made so many outragous statements that I stopped beleiving almost anything he said. A mistake, though, since it took me 3 more years to try "high-meat" as a result.
I also believed he was full of it, but right on some things. And as time goes by I keep discovering that he was right about more and more things. So now my default position is that he was right on just about everything, until proven otherwise. The only claim I really can't get behind is the spontaneous generation.
Tomato/avocado? Wow! All I can easily get right now are mainly legumes and grains(just 10 varieties of organic seeds that are guaranteed to sprout. The only one I genuinely like the taste of is watercress. I am buying another 4 cylinder sprouting "garden" which allows some ventilation from outside air, apparently.
He meant actual tomatoes and avocados, not their sprouts.