Home > Newsletters > Weekly > SPAR: Can you eat eggs if you’re worried about heart disease? Updated 02 May 2013 Healthy digestion Many people battle with a spastic colon or irritable bowel syndrome. 0 Many people battle with a spastic colon or irritable bowel syndrome. It helps to follow a diet that is high in fibre to aid digestion, but this fibre needs to be gentle on the digestive system. Include foods like oats, brown rice, high fibre bread without hard kernels, sweet potato, soft vegetables and fruit without skins or pips. Any harsh fibres like popcorn and muesli may aggravate symptoms. Yoghurt is a wonderful food for this condition. Probiotic tablets can also help to improve digestion. Highly spiced and fatty, fried foods should be avoided. Learn more about a healthy lifestyleVisit Health24's Diet & Nutrition Centre NEXT ON HEALTH24X Next-gen artificial pancreas boosts blood sugar control 2019-11-08 14:45 More: WeeklySPAR: Can you eat eggs if you’re worried about heart disease? advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Diet and nutrition WATCH: The truth about food addiction Medical How evening meals could harm the female heart Medical Think vaping is healthier for your heart than smoking? Think again Medical WATCH: What are the golden rules of gut health? Lifestyle WATCH: Are students who are exposed to polluted air on exam day doomed to get lower grades? Medical Could gene editing technology ever work as an effective treatment for cancer? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.