Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2020
Jul. 30, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2020  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Trading Symbol HLF  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Shares, par value $0.0005 per share  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Entity Registrant Name HERBALIFE NUTRITION LTD.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001180262  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   147,555,552
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity File Number 1-32381  
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-0377871  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code E9  
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  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code KY1-1106  
City Area Code (213)  
Local Phone Number 745-0500  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false