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Document and Entity Information

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6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Jul. 25, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Trading Symbol HLF  
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   151,245,338
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity File Number 1-32381  
Entity Tax Identification Number 980377871  
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, State or Province Cayman Islands  
City Area Code (213)  
Local Phone Number 745-0500