Cheat Days Explained

02/13/2012 12:56 pm ET | Updated Apr 14, 2012

Diet six days a week, and on the seventh eat absolutely anything. What's not to love about that? Apparently, a lot. The idea of a "cheat day," or choosing to take a day off from strict dieting, stirs up some serious debate in the health world. So we went to the root of the issue: Can choosing to cheat actually be healthy?