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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Feb. 11, 2020
Jun. 30, 2019
Cover [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol HLF    
Entity Registrant Name HERBALIFE NUTRITION LTD.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001180262    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business false    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Shares, par value $0.0005 per share    
Security Exchange Name NYSE    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   147,525,849  
Entity Public Float     $ 2,270
Entity File Number 1-32381    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code E9    
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-0377871    
Entity Address, Address Line One P.O. Box 309GT    
Entity Address, Address Line Two Ugland House, South Church Street    
Entity Address, City or Town Grand Cayman    
Entity Address, Country KY    
City Area Code (213)    
Local Phone Number 745-0500    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Documents Incorporated by Reference

Portions of the registrant’s Definitive Proxy Statement to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission no later than 120 days after the end of the Registrant’s fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, are incorporated by reference in Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K.