Bananas and beets or beetroots definitely count towards meeting recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake. Both contain important vitamins and minerals as well as fiber. To see more about the nutritional content of bananas, click here. Beets are not currently in our veggie database, but provide only 50 calories, 2 grams of fiber and 0.5 grams of total fat per medium beet. Additionally, fruit and vegetable recommendations have actually increased for most adults from the original 5 A Day target. You can find out how much is recommended for you each day by clicking here..