Eat enough carrots, and you will turn a bit orange.

Carrots are orange because they have lots of a colored biochemical (a “pigment”) called, cleverly enough, carotene. Pure carotene has a deep orange color. It dissolves in oil but not in water, and it is stored in body fat. Carotene also absorbs ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun that can damage body tissues such as skin. The skin of people who intentionally consume pure carotene does change color, but just a little.