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Why do you lose weight when you're sick?

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There are various reasons as to why a sick person loses weight and one of them is loss of appetite. This makes the person not to eat or the nutrients not being assimilated for instance when having diarrhea.

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because you don't eat as much when you are sick

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I don't loss weight when I'm sick and Don't eat much nor do I gain weight when I eat VERY much. It just depends on people.
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true^
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Because u continuously r throwing up most of the time

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I think it's when your body fights off the sickness using energy, therefore you lose weight.

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Not eating for one thing. Also, fighting illness requires a tremendous number of calories.

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